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Medium:
Medium: silk thread, silk chenille thread, cotton gauze appliqué, flat gold and silver metal thread wound on a silk core, gold and silver metal coils, metal sequins, metal beads on silk ground Technique: embroidered on cut voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) Label: Satin, stem, and knot stitches in silk, chenille, and gold and silver metallic thread; embroidered gold and silver metal wire coils, sequins, beads; gauze appliqué on cut voided supplementary warp pile (velvet); paper enclosure
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 17.5 cm (14 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Embroidery sample
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1770
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Dark green cut and voided velvet with minute dot pattern embroidered in elaborate border design of flower sprays in gold and silver with silver and white beads.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund
Accession Number:
1932-1-8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f912e0c9-8ca3-4754-8f2d-d93abea693a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1932-1-8