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Pieced cover

French (?)
about 1725–50


Dimensions

69.5 x 108 cm (27 3/8 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1599

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, linen and gold-colored metallic woven trim, and cotton twill backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover. Pieced. Repeating central naturalistic blossom symmetrically surrounded by branches bearing naturalistic leaves, grapes and various flowers. Groups of undulating wave-like lines are interspersed throughout. Polychrome silk yarns. Tape border. Slightly worn and stained in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection