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Decorative band

A symmetrical three blossom floral motif repeating within characteristic lobate compartments alternately over-turned. Narrow top and bottom borders with repeating round blossoms joined by a recurved vine motif. Mostly metallic yarns plus green, red, orange and black floss silk yarns almost...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian, 18th century (?)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts