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Square of white muslin

On two adjacent sides is embroidered with white, and with shadow-work, drawn-work, laid-work and chain stitch, a rococo border. In the corner is the suggestion of a vase of flowers. The piece is covered with a powder of very poorly embroidered flowers.

Credit Line

Gift of Guy Lowell

Danish or German, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin


Textiles and Fashion Arts