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Decorative border

Stylized flower repeating alternately overturned upon an undulating continuous stalk. Polychrome wrapped and floss silk, linen and cotton yarns on a blue silk ground. Design affixed to ground at lengthwise edges only. Fair condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish?, probably 17th century

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

43.896

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen, Cotton; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles