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Rounded panel of embroidery

Design embroidered on single thread canvas in polychrome silk and woolen yarns, glass beads in shades of white and gray, and gold-colored metal beads; petit point and gros point. Shows a pair of young lovers in peasant costume with trees at left. Background covered with monochrome cross...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Sawyer

Italian, about 1868

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts