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Embroidered cover

Tulip motifs, in groups of four, on long curving leafy stalks, amidst other blossoms, leaves and birds. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a cream-colored ground. Good condition.

Provenance

Embroidered by Miss McCormick after Central European (probably Hungarian) designs. Backing possibly Armenian.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, First half 20th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

45.321

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles