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Cushion cover: Virgin Mary and John the Baptist

Cushion cover(?). Stylized tulip(?) motifs repeating vertically in a staggered fashion within five pointed bands, placed side by side. Polychrome silk yarns on a tan cotton ground. Slightly stained; top edge frayed. See: 48.968.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (Normandy), late 15th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; green glazed roof decorations


Textiles and Fashion Arts