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Embroidery Sample (France)

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated ca. 1805 and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is silk, metallic thread, metal sequins, glass, paper and its technique is foundation of cut loops of a supplementary warp in a 3/1 twill foundation; stitches are padded satin using metal-wrapped silk, round and square coils, flat and dome spangles and glass shapes attached. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 36 x 22.5 cm (14 3/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidery Sample (France); Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, metallic thread, metal sequins, glass, paper; H x W: 36 x 22.5 cm (14 3/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-19

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