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Embroidered cover

American
First half 20th century
Embroidered by Elizabeth Day McCormick (American, 1873–1957)


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

139.5 x 190.5 cm (54 15/16 x 75 in.)

Accession Number

45.321

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tulip motifs, in groups of four, on long curving leafy stalks, amidst other blossoms, leaves and birds. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a cream-colored ground. Good condition.

Provenance

Embroidered by Miss McCormick after Central European (probably Hungarian) designs. Backing possibly Armenian.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection