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Applique: The Judgment of Paris (unfinished)

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Unfinished picture. Figures in oval medallion in center, mostly unembroidered, surrounded by frame in purl work. Four large applied floral slips in corners. Silk yarns and purl embroidered on silk, applique and raised work. Faded, silk ground split and repaired in places. Framed and glazed.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1625–1700

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59 x 50 cm (23 1/4 x 19 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 18 1/4 in.; W: 21 3/4 in.

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Silk yarns and purl on silk, appliqué and raised work


Textiles and Fashion Arts