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Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in Algerian eye, back, buttonhole, open buttonhole filling, chain, double running, overcast, plaited braid, and square open work stitches; laid work, couching and woven wheels; spangles
73.9 × 61.5 cm (29 1/8 × 24 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland
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Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Textiles in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), pp. 64-65, 145.
The Art Institute of Chicago, European Needlework (Textile Furnishings) from the Permanent Collection,
October 27, 1979–January 27, 1980
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, September 27, 1989–January 22, 1990
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