Mezzaro (also called Voiles de Genes)
Object Place: Genoa, Italy
255 x 257 cm (100 3/8 x 101 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave printed, with cotton plain weave backing
Not On View
Naturalistic flowering tree, with flowers and grapes, on a mound with roses, leaves and various flowers, grazing cattle and goats. All surrounded by floral groupings, birds and butterflies. Border, a repeating motif of three birds in a tree. Red, blue, green and purple cotton yarns. Poor condition–partially stained and faded, several small tears at edges and one large tear vertically in center.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection