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Braid sampler book

Six pages with various types of flat braid designs in polychrome silk yarns stitched or pinned to the paper. On the cover; a small square panel includes a heart, with the letters "IPP", flanked by animals; black, red, green and other silk yarns in a weft wrapping technique; below this are three...

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Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly French, 19th century (?)

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Paper embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts