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Stole(?)

Italian(?)
19th century


Object Place: Italy(?)

Dimensions

185.8 x 23.5 cm (73 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1001

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with gold-colored wrapped and strip metal embroidery and net, gold-colored woven trim, and cotton backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A starburst motif flanked by a pair of ornate crosses done in raised-work with metal strips and yellow silk yarns on a maroon damask ground with repeating stylized leaf motifs. Bordered all around on the inner edge by a band of metallic yarn net with a repeating fan-like motif. Metallic yarn fringe on lower edge. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection