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Cream colored silk, embroidered in couched gilt yarns and polychrome silks, mostly long and short stitch, some knot stitch. Design includes 16 scenes, some more elaborate than others, each with a green area for a base and with animals, both real and fantastic, plants and fruits, architectural...

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Provenance

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

1675–1725

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 327.7 x 276.9 cm (129 x 109 in.)

Accession Number

65.880

Medium or Technique

Silk ground embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles