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Embroidery Sample (France), late 18th–early 19th century

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered on taffeta. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.3 x 15.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

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Embroidery Sample (France), late 18th–early 19th century; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk; H x W: 22.3 x 15.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-51

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