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Unpatterned yellow silk field. Border bears a repeating floral and geometric motif. Floral volutes and blossoms in each corner. Edged by floral motifs within scalloped pendants. All highly stylized. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a silk buratto ground on a green silk lining. Condition fair.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish (W. Mediterranean), 17th–18th century

Object Place

W. Mediterranean, Spain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on silk buratto ground, silk, silk fringe trim, and silk lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts