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Sardinian
18th century (?)


Object Place: Sardinia

Dimensions

124 x 193 cm (48 13/16 x 76 in.)

Accession Number

43.835

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen, and cotton; lace, darned gauze, and embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Darned gauze and embroidery. Narrow center panel with repeating geometric floral and branch motives embroidered in silk yarns on a white linen ground, joined by undulating strips on either side to darned gauze panels with connected repeating stylized motives of a heart with emanating floral designs. Linen and cotton on a linen/silk gauze. Attached embroidered border top and bottom bearing floral motives similar to center panel. . Outer border of bobbin lace. Several stained areas. “Made up for Mrs. McCormick.”

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection