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Embroidery fragment

Eastern European (?)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Europe (Eastern)

Dimensions

25.5 x 76 cm (10 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.513

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two narrow rectangular decorative strips, each bearing an undulating stalk with stylized flowers and leaves densely worked entirely in three types of metal purl and spangles on a dark red velvet ground, placed one above the other on a green cotton backing bordered by metallic yarn lace and fringe fragments. Some missing spangles.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection