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Bib’, with with gold and silver
Description: 

A 'bib’, with with gold and silver floral motifs in relief on purple ground; a typical ’bib’ shape with an oval opening with lace and accentuated edge; lined and interlined

Place of fabrication: 
France
Date Period: 
17th century
Materials: 
: Silk (ground and lining) with several types of metal thread; metal thread lace and plaited band and sequins; linen (interlining)
Technique: 
Embroidery, bobbin lace, plaiting, sewing
Dimensions: 
28 x 37
Condition: 
Fair ; slightly dirty, some loose metal threads, lining weak with breaks
Notes: 
None
Provenance: 
By purchase