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Bed or table cover

Central medallion of stylized flowers and leaves with flowers covering field and exotic birds in each corner of field. Stylized floral border. Polychrome silk yarns, predominately red, green and brown, worked in chain and buttonhole stitches with back stitches in a chevron pattern across entire...

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Provenance

By exchange

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1700–50

Object Place

France or England

Accession Number

1976.22

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles