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Dress Panel (France), 1780–89

This is a Dress panel. It is dated 1780–89 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is silk, silk chenille, silk-wrapped corrugated strips of flat metal, silk-wrapped wire coils, feathers, brilliants, paper and its technique is embroidery on 8-harness satin using satin, stem and couching stitches, 5-harness satin appliqué. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf Esq. in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 133 x 46 cm (52 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

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Dress Panel (France), 1780–89; silk, silk chenille, silk-wrapped corrugated strips of flat metal, silk-wrapped wire coils, feathers, brilliants, paper; H x W: 133 x 46 cm (52 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf Esq. in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1950-121-57

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