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Cover. Rectangular center section containing curling stalks, with various vlossoms and leaves, and pairs of confronted regardant birds. Surrounding field filled by similar floral motives and various birds. In each corner is a partial sun bearing female facial features. On either side of the...

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Provenance

Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873– d. 1957), Chicago; 1943, gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 21, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Persian (Reshy or Isfahan?), 19th–20th century

Accession Number

43.528

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles