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Cushion cover

Naturalistic flowers, worked in tent stitch within jagged compartments repeating in rows interspaced with jagged lines, worked in flame stitch. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a cotton backing. Very good condition.

Provenance

Probably worked by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, early 20th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

45.335

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on cotton canvas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles