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Rectangular piece of embroidery

Ground fabric has linen warp and cotton weft. Semé of single floral sprigs of fine different types, embroidered with five polychrome crewels in fine chain stitch. Several holes in ground, some patched. Wools worn off in a few places.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.735

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles