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Embroidery

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

43.2051b

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles