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Salesman's Sample

A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk floss in outline, satin, single satin and stem stitches; french knots.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk floss in outline, satin, single satin and stem stitches; french knots.

Date:

1780/90

Artist:

France, possibly Lyon

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Salesman's Sample

Place

France (Object made in)

Date

Made 1780–1790

Medium

Silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk floss in outline, satin, single satin and stem stitches; French knots

Dimensions

20.9 × 18.3 cm (8 1/4 × 7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1956.151

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