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Italian/Spanish?
17th century?


Object Place: Italy/Spain?

Dimensions

Overall: 82.6 x 95.9 cm (32 1/2 x 37 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.886

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Overall reticular pattern formed by highly stylized branch and geometric motives; a geometric star at each intersection. In the interstices a symmetrical design of a star from which two highly stylized plant motives radiate to form a square. A stylized recurved branch with sprigs (?) repeats along the edges. Short polychrome fringe attached. Yellow, red, purple and green silk yarns on a linen ground. Some stains; many missing yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection