18th–19th century (?)
Object Place: Russia (possibly)
37 x 67 cm (14 9/16 x 26 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large scale simple floral design consisting of a central round blossom with flanking, upward curling branches having fan-shaped flowers and various leaf motives. Floral designs in alternating areas of couched silver and gold colored metallic yarns outlined with narrow areas of black silk. Ground area done entirely in couched gold colored metallic yarns. White linen backing. Worn; black silk missing in many areas exposing linen.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection