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Panel fragment

Possibly Russian
18th–19th century (?)


Object Place: Russia (possibly)

Dimensions

37 x 67 cm (14 9/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.359

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection