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Couture Embroidery Sample (USA), 1960

This is a Couture embroidery sample. It was made by Madame Sabo, Inc. (New York, NY, USA). It is dated 1960 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is cotton ground; silk, wool, metallic thread, glass and metal beads and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.



In this unfinished design, a variety of different embroidery techniques, metallic threads, and beads are used to build complexity and volume.

It is credited Gift of Madame Sabo.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21 x 35.5 cm (8 1/4 x 14 in.)

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Couture Embroidery Sample (USA), 1960; Made by Madame Sabo, Inc. (New York, NY, USA) ; cotton ground; silk, wool, metallic thread, glass and metal beads; H x W: 21 x 35.5 cm (8 1/4 x 14 in.); Gift of Madame Sabo; 1960-19-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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