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Design includes Many separate motifs, geometric, animal and plant forms, worked with polychrome silks, some metal threads, sequins, and a very little wool (above figure of centaur) in tent, satin, couching, chain, bullion knot, rococo, eyelet, cross, back, dot, and a variety of drawn-work...

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Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, first half of 17th century, reworked at a later date

Object Place

Britain

Dimensions

55.5 x 44.8 cm (21 7/8 x 17 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.274

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, wool, sequins and metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles