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Ceremonial "Masonic" apron. Raised work in mostly gold-colored and some silver-colored metal purl on a black cut velvet ground. A simple tent or temple within a wreath of stylized leaves, flowers, and grape bunches; all beneath an eye withing radiating rays. Metal purl fringe. A tying cord is...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American (?), 19th–20th century

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts