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Embroidery Sample (France)

This is a Embroidery sample. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1932. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered on cut supplementary warp pile in a compound foundation (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidery Sample (France); Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk; H x W: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-21

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