French Embroidery Frame (18th Century)

Embroidery frame, France, 18th century. Embroidery frame, France, 18th century.

A mid-eighteenth century embroidery frame from France is housed in the Palais de Versailles (V 6144). It is 80 cm high, 116 cm wide and 45 cm deep. It is made of rosewood. It is a professional type, the angle of work can easily be altered. The two boxes are probably for storing threads and equipment.

Digital source of illustration and further information (retrieved 16th July 2016).

Musée de Versailles online catalogue (retrieved 15th June 2017).



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