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Western European
19th century (?)

Object Place: Europe (Western)


84 x 141 cm (33 1/16 x 55 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A large central cross motif of various naturalistic flowers, blossoms, and leaves on a continuous guilloche pattern stalk. Filling the field around this are similar flowers, detached, on curved leafy stems. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on a linen ground entirely in drawnwork with metallic yarns. Nonmatching galloon borders. Slightly worn in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection