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What is this?

Black velvet embroidered in border design with flower sprays and narrow bobbin lace applied.

This is a embroidery sample from France. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1932. Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk, linen, paper, bobbin net technique: embroidered and appliquéd on cut supplementary warp pile (velvet); in paper envelope

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25.1 x 16.2 cm (9 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

This object was purchased from Isabelle Goldschmidt

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