France or England
Circa 1790
Silk and metallic thread on silk ground
17.5″ x 5″

Extremely delicate hand embroidered patterns decorate the pockets of this sewing roll-up. A peacock, a dove, a swan and a woven basket of flowers are enclosed in a border of polychrome vines. The scalloped edgings are in silver thread. An embroidery tour de force.


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