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Embroidery Sample (France)

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

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 27.3 x 10.8 cm (10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidery Sample (France); Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 27.3 x 10.8 cm (10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-65

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