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Possibly a seat or cushion cover. A yellow basket supporting a large naturalistic floral bunch including roses and chrysanthemums. Polychrome silk yarns in tent stitch entirely covering a white cotton canvas. Stained in upper left hand corner; slightly worn. See: 43. 1020.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

German (?), late 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

Germany (?)


48.5 x 48.5 cm (19 1/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery- Silk embroidery on linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts