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Decorative band

Spiraling densely leafed and flowered stalk of cut linen cloth with interlocking loops of metallic yarn repeating symmetrically. Similar borders of curling leaves and blossoms edged with stylized floral motives. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on tan linen. Condition fair; stained and worn in...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century (?)

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Medium or Technique

Cut linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts