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Central medallion of guilloche bands and a repeating floral motif, bearing an applied coat-of-arms(three lions rampant) backed by stylized acanthus leaves and surmounted by a crown. On either side a horizontal, symmetrical floral spray with inwardly curling leafy branches and leaves plus wheat...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Turkish or Eastern European, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Probably Turkey or Eastern Europe


84 x 200 cm (33 1/16 x 78 3/4 in.)

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Silk and gilt metal-shot ribbed ground with gilt metallic thread, sequins, spangles, and floss silk embroidery, polychrome velvet applique, metal strips and coils, metallic tape and fringe, and linen backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts