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Cover or panel fragment

English
Early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

80 cm (31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.463

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Five large, detached, naturalistic floral sprigs occupy the field. A vertical row of similar but smaller sprigs is embroidered over a vertical center seam. A similar row forms a vertical border on either side. Rose, thistle, carnation and tulip blossoms. Polychrome floss silk and metallic yarns (in limited use) on a silk satin ground. Narrow border of metallic yarns and metal strips. Minor repairs; some stains.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection