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Ground: deep grayish cream colored linen. Design: large scale all-over closely spaced continuous scrolling thorny stems; in each tightly curved scroll a blossom (12 different various types curl out from scrolling stems. Worked with soft polychrome silks, in satin, chain, modified ermine stich,...

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Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15,1943. Gift of Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, early 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

179.8 x 128.9 cm (70 13/16 x 50 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.271

Medium or Technique

Silk yarns embroidered on linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles