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Cover

Pieced. Vertical stripes and blossoms in metallic yarns on a light red silk ground bearing a repeating design of two cherubs and a gable among meandering vines. Worn and repaired in several areas.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European (French ?), 17th century

Object Place

Europe

Accession Number

43.855

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver and gold-colored wrapped metal thread brocade, gold-colored wrapped and stripped metal woven trim, and linen backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles