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White ground (silk warp, wool weft) with all-over design of fantastic flowers on slender stems, in bright red, blue, yellow, green, and black; border on all four sides of similar blossoms; white silk fringe sewed on all four sides; several small moth holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)

English (Norwich),

Object Place

Norwich, England


157 x 11.5 cm (61 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: W: 0.570 m; L: 0.615 m

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts