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Cover. Field: medallion consisting of long stemmed multi-blossomed flowers radiating from a central blossom rosette. In each corner a vase containing a lush floral spray. Perched birds repeat on the medallion and the sprays. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a moire silk ground. Border: repeating...

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1952, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 30, 1952)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Portuguese or Spanish, 18th century

Object Place

Portugal or Spain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts