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Doily

A work made of silk, plain weave; drawn-thread work embroidered with cotton in, hem, lace filling and overcast stitches; laidwork outlines; embroidered with cotton in back, satin, and cotton-padded satin stitches laidwork and couching; edged with cotton, buttonhole stitches.

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; drawn-thread work embroidered with cotton in, hem, lace filling and overcast stitches; laidwork outlines; embroidered with cotton in back, satin, and cotton-padded satin stitches laidwork and couching; edged with cotton, buttonhole stitches.

Date:

Late 19th/early 20th century

Artist:

Europe

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Doily

Place

Europe (Object made in)

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Made 1875–1925

Medium

Silk, plain weave; drawn-thread work embroidered with cotton in, hem, lace filling and overcast stitches; laidwork outlines; embroidered with cotton in back, satin, and cotton-padded satin stitches laidwork and couching; edged with cotton, buttonhole stitches

Dimensions

34.3 × 32.5 cm (13 1/2 × 12 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeanette Delaney

Reference Number

2005.76

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