Silk, satin weave; appliquéd with silk and linen, plain weaves, silk, satin cut solid velvet, and silk oblique interlaced tapes; embroidered with silk, linen, and silk-wrapped metal coils and wires in individual back, satin, single satin, tent, and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work, couching, cut and loop pile, bullion, and buttonhole picots; glass beads, mica, and seed pearls; edged in silk, plain weave tapes; tortoise shell frame
50.8 x 41.9 x 3.2 cm (20 x 16 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland and Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp
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Art Institute of Chicago, European Needlework (Textile Furnishings) from the Permanent Collection, Oct. 27, 1979–Jan. 27, 1980.
Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein East, A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today, July 11–Sept. 20, 2009.
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