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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 velvet, metal, wire and beads and its technique is embroidery on cut and voided supplementary warp pile (velvet). 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: 36 x 17.5 cm (14 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk velvet, metal, wire and beads; H x W: 36 x 17.5 cm (14 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-8

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