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Embroidery Sample (France)

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is silk, metallic thread, sequins, glass and paper and its technique is embroidered on supplementary warp cut pile in a compound foundation (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.5 x 18 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidery Sample (France); Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, metallic thread, sequins, glass and paper; H x W: 23.5 x 18 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-17

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