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What is this?

Piece of sheer silk embroidered with stylized lily-like forms with thin crossing stems, in off-white and pale yellow silks on white silk chiffon and net.

This is a sample from France. It is dated 1909–12 and we acquired it in 1949. Gift of Madame Hector Guimard. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: embroidered using chain stitch (tambour), wrapping, stem, satin, padded satin, and knotted stitches on chiffon foundation

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 68 x 29.2 cm (26 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.) Frame H x W x D: 89.5 x 57.8 cm (35 1/4 x 22 3/4 in.)

This object was designed by Hector Guimard

This object was donated by Mme. Hector Guimard

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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