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Darned gauze and embroidery. Narrow center panel with repeating geometric floral and branch motives embroidered in silk yarns on a white linen ground, joined by undulating strips on either side to darned gauze panels with connected repeating stylized motives of a heart with emanating floral...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Sardinian, 18th century (?)

Object Place

Sardinia

Accession Number

43.835

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen, and cotton; lace, darned gauze, and embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles