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Five large, detached, naturalistic floral sprigs occupy the field. A vertical row of similar but smaller sprigs is embroidered over a vertical center seam. A similar row forms a vertical border on either side. Rose, thistle, carnation and tulip blossoms. Polychrome floss silk and metallic...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, Early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts