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Rectangular cover

Italian (?)
17th–18th century (?)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

83 x 117.5 cm (32 11/16 x 46 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.464

Medium or Technique

Silk; Drawnwork / Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

An unpatterned field having a width-length decorated band at both ends. Repeating across the band a pair of confronted regardant dragons flanking a stylized tree (?); flanking and slightly above them a pair of winged figured, each with bow and arrow. Below each band a small stylized bird repeating along the edge. Red silk yarns on a white linen ground. Red silk fringe at both ends. Soiled; some small holes and minor repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection