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Cover

Several pieces joined. Two symmetrical pairs of naturalistic flowers and a small central blossom repeating in close-set rows. Polychrome silk yarns on a yellow silk gorund. Stained and worn in areas.

Provenance

1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Portuguese, 18th century

Object Place

Spain or Portugal

Accession Number

43.856

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade and linen backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles