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Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is silk, paper and its technique is plain weave faced by floats of a supplementary warp in alternate alignment and floats of a continuous supplementary weft; embroidered using satin, split, stem and speckling stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 1/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, paper; H x W: 25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 1/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-9

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