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Polychrome silk large-scale floral motifs (a: pink/salmon and yellow/ orange; b: white/gray/pink) embroidered on dark yellow silk ground. a lined with yellow silk marked "The Needle work and Textile Guild of the Art Institute of Chicago." Worked by Mrs. Henry Day from designs of Miss Bessie La...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American (New York), 1870–90

Object Place

Chicago, [Illinois], USA


156 x 113 cm (61 7/16 x 44 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts