Object Place: France or England
221 x 213 cm (87 x 83 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: about 30 x 40 in.
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave; silk and metallic embroidery; cotton lining
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Field of individual motifs of exotic birds, flowers and pagodas; border alternating peacocks and flowers. Tadpole-like motifs dot whole cover. Red, green, yellow, pink, blue and brown silk yarns and metallic yarns worked chiefly in chain stitch through cotton ground and cotton lining. Cream silk yarns worked in back stitch to create chevron pattern across entire ground. Good condition, colors bright, a few very small stains and holes.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection