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Cover

unpatterned blue silk field. Border bears repeating stylized floral motifs in polychrome floss silk yarns on a silk buratto ground. Outer guard band of blue silk. Condition fair, worn yarns, stains, some small holes and patches.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

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

Object Place

W. Mediterranean, Spain

Accession Number

43.840

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on silk buratto ground, silk plain weave, and silk woven looped fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles