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Mezzaro (also called Voiles de Genes)

Italian (Genoa)
about 1840–80


Object Place: Genoa, Italy

Dimensions

255 x 257 cm (100 3/8 x 101 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1141

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave printed, with cotton plain weave backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection