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Decorative borders. Motives of a symmetrical blossom on a vertical stem with up and downward curling symmetrical stalks supporting two more blossoms, and/or pomegranates, on either side; repeating alternately in a row. Polychrome floss silk yarns on a scalloped linen band. Some small holes and...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly English, 17th century (?)

Object Place

England (possibly)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts