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Field of unpatterned pink silk. Fillet weave (buratto) border with a geomtric undulating stalk bearing stylized blossoms repeating alternately overturned on either side of the stalk. Narrow outer border of pink silk. Polychrome silk yarns on a silk net. Field stained, torn and patched Fillet...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or Spanish, 18th century

Object Place

Italy or Spain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts