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Cover (?)

A roughly quatre-foil medallion on a black ground with partial geometric borders above and below. Hooked motives throughout. Narrow outside border with a repeating re-curved line motif. Red, green, blue, white and black silk yarns on a blue cotton ground. Ground piece; soiled and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Caucasian, 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

The Caucasus

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts