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Rectangular panel of tan linen having a central lion flanked above and below by a dragon and a peacock respectively, amidst various large scale independent flowering and leafy stalks, insects and birds. Polychrome silk yarns in variety of stitches plus metallic yarns, purl and spangles. Some...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 17th century

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45.5 x 24.2 cm (17 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic yarn and sequins


Textiles and Fashion Arts