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Cover

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

151 x 194 cm (59 7/16 x 76 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2379

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Naturalistic and semi-naturalistic flowers and fruits loosely placed, individually and on leafy branches, around a central blossom with a four lobed motif having lattice pattern filler designs. This is within a large roughly rectangular frame of feathered lines and blossoms; in each corner a floral grouping and a scalloped motif with similar lattice filling. Edge border of undulating lines with fruits and flowers; at the center point of each side is a heart-like motif, with lattice filling, surmounted by a floral spray. Polychrome wool yarns on a cream cotton ground. Many missing yarns; partially re-embroidered; some stains; edges turned under.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection