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Ground: light neutral linen. Design: large pomegranate detailed by conventionalized flowers, surrounded by two long leaves detailed in the same manner, framed by narrow rectangular dentate border, points turned in, conventionalized flowers filling each corner, worked in herring-bone stitch with...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton

Greek, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 51.5 x 36.8 cm (20 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.884

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles