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Exotic birds and flowering vines worked in polychrome silk and metallic yarns chiefly in satin stitch through linen ground and cotton lining. Meandering line worked in back stitch fills ground. Condition good, colors bright.

Provenance

Purchase

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1700–50

Object Place

England

Dimensions

86 x 58 cm (33 7/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.20

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles