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Cover

Italian or Spanish
18th century (?)


Object Place: Italy or Spain

Dimensions

59 x 100 cm (23 1/4 x 39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.887

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unpatterned field. Border at either end of a repeating stylized four-petal blossom within and at the intersection of diamond shaped compartments which are formed by stylized leaf with sprig motifs, joining similar side borders. A similar leaf with sprig motif angles inward onto the field from each corner. Added metallic lace border. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a white linen ground. Field badly stained.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection