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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...

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Provenance

By exchange

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1700–50

Object Place

France or England

Dimensions

221 x 213 cm (87 x 83 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: about 30 x 40 in.

Accession Number

1976.21

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; silk and metallic embroidery; cotton lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles