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Center section, highly stylized floral medallions and small animals interspersed. Bordered by an identical set of rectangular sections on each end bearing characteristic stylized floral, geometric and animal motives. Polychrome wool yarns on a linen ground. Condition good.

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Sardinian, Late 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery on linen plain weave ground, and silk trim and backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts