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Cover

European (French ?)
17th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

85.5 x 74.5 cm (33 11/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.855

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver and gold-colored wrapped metal thread brocade, gold-colored wrapped and stripped metal woven trim, and linen backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pieced. Vertical stripes and blossoms in metallic yarns on a light red silk ground bearing a repeating design of two cherubs and a gable among meandering vines. Worn and repaired in several areas.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection