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Cover. Raised work. Stylized floral spray in an urn repeating in dense staggered rows within compartments formed by horizontally undulating stalks. Metallic yarns on a tan silk ground. Field bisected and edged by metallic galloon and worn velvet. Metallic yarns badly worn, ground worn through in...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 19th century

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Silk satin with metallic-wrapped silk embroidery, silk metallic cloth trim, silk velvet, silk thread, and cotton twill backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts