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Symmetrical stylized leafy flower with tear-drop center containing a palmate motif; leafy stalk joining adjacent flowers; topped by a pair of confronted birds regardant; repeating in dense taggered rows. Red and yellow silk yarns. Some repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy or Spain

Dimensions

125 x 196 cm (49 3/16 x 77 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.809

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, silk and linen woven trim, and linen backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles