About This Artwork

France

Fragment, 17th century

Front and back of silk, plain weave; stitched and embroidered together with silk floss and gold gilt strip wound silk core in long and short, running, satin and stem stitches (reversible)
38 x 68.5 cm (15 x 27 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.885




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