Design for the Embroidery of a Lady's Overskirt of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf"

Fabrique de Saint Ruf, Lyon, Franceca. 1785

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

A desnely scalloped strip, framed at the inside by a row of hands, is shown along the edge. Two different kinds of ornamentations are suggested alternatively for the scallops. A row of scallops of various heights and with floral decoration rises from the strip. Flower boughs grow from some of the intervals between scallops.


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