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A square piece of pale blue silk

Possibly American
19th century


Object Place: Untied States (possibly)

Dimensions

56 x 59 cm (22 1/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.2508

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

In the center is a highly naturalistic floral grouping of roses a tulip and primroses on stems with serrated-edged leaves. Polychrome floss silk yarns in fine stain stitch. The ground silk is stained, creased and perforated with many small holes. See: 32.69 Karolik Collection.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection