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Cover

Four sections joined, each bearing an array of naturalistic blossoms, heart-like motifs and "bizarre" designs in polychrome silk and mettalic yarns dyed maroon. Tape border. Stained, discolored and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, Early 18th century

Object Place

France or England

Accession Number

46.722

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic brocade, silk and gold-colored wrapped thread tape, and silk backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles