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Large hanging embroidery

American
early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

188 x 218 cm (74 x 85 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.320

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large hanging. Field: highly stylized floral motives repeating alternately in dense horizontal rows. Narrow border with simplified floral motives repeating alternately. Edhed on three sides by a stylized flower within dagged compartment. Polychrome silk yarns on a canvas ground. Condition very good.

Provenance

Worked by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick after one in the possession of Mr. Henry Howells.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection