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Cover (one of two)

Polychrome floss silk laid work embroidery on pink silk ground. Spiraling floral disign with four birds around central medallion of fountain with two birds. Worked by Elizabeth Day McCormick from Portuguese designs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, about 1900–40

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

43.800b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on silk satin ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles