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Cover. Several pieces joined. Semi-naturalistic blossoms and leaves with a "bizarre" reticular motif in a large repeating pattern. Yellow and gray (?) silk yarns. Metal wire outer border; tapes divide the field into thirds. Condition good.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1710–25

Object Place

France or England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk damask, gilt metal tape, gold-colored metal strips and wrapped thread lace, and linen backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts