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"Bizarre silk." Rectangular panel with rounded corners. Stylized blossoms, containing a potted floral spray, with meandering tendrils on a damask ground. Two galloon tapes divide the panel vertically into thirds. Triple outer-border of metallic tapes and velvet. Metallic yarns on a yellow silk...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1690–1710

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Silk and gilt metal damask, applied metallic and silk galloon, silk and flat gilt metal woven trim, metallic and silk wrapped woven trim, silk velvet, and linen backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts