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Cover

Cover made from fragments. Cut and uncut voided velvet. Very dense small scale pattern of a lozenge motif repeating in staggered rows within partial compartments formed by a repeating geometric recurved line. Breen silk velvet on a red silk satin ground. Fragments vary in size and shape. Added...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (?), 16th–17th century (?)

Object Place

Italy?

Accession Number

50.516

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles