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Made up of border pieces from a bedcover. Floss silk embroidered on a linen ground. Design of large red flowers with multiple petals alternating with blue, red and salmon rose spray units, all in herringbone stitch; blue borders in stem stitch throughout; some dark blue and black yarns...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, 19th century

Object Place

Jannina, Epirus, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts