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Spanish
18th–19th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

Overall: 139.7 x 80 cm (55 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.975

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover. A central stylized blossom with curling tendrils emanating symmetrically from it. Flanked by a geometric and floral motif; all within a double rectangular border bearing typical stylized leafy branch motives repeating at an angle plus geometric motives. Outer field: a similar leafy branch motif in each corner and a repeating triangle design along the edges. Length-wise bobbin lace trim. Polychrome silk yarns on a linen ground. Some stains and missing yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection