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Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1800

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk cord, metal sequins, bullion and glass, paper and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem and couching stitches on supplementary warp cut pile (velvet); in paper envelope. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was purchased from Isabelle Goldschmidt. It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W (paper folder): 35.5 x 26.6 cm (14 in. x 10 1/2 in.) H x W (sample): 32 x 17.8 cm (12 5/8 in. x 7 in.)

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Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1800. silk, metal-wrapped silk cord, metal sequins, bullion and glass, paper. Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund. 1932-1-18.

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