Mr. Harold I. Loring
Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz & Silverman
12 East 49th Street
New York, NY 10017
RE: The tariff classification of an embroidered motif from
Dear Mr. Loring:
In your letter dated November 9, 1990, on behalf of R.& P.
Imports, you requested a tariff classification ruling.
You have submitted a sample of a hand-embroidered motif with
a visible woven base fabric of 100% silk. This motif will be
used in the United States as an insert in collectible greeting
cards. Each insert measures 4 inches by 6 inches.
The applicable subheading for the embroidered insert will be
5810.99.0090, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for embroidery in the piece, in strips or
in motifs, other embroidery, of other textile materials, other.
The rate of duty will be 8.4 percent ad valorem.
There is no textile category applicable to this item when
produced on a visible ground of 100% silk.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section
177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire