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Embroidery fragment

Two narrow rectangular decorative strips, each bearing an undulating stalk with stylized flowers and leaves densely worked entirely in three types of metal purl and spangles on a dark red velvet ground, placed one above the other on a green cotton backing bordered by metallic yarn lace and...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Eastern European (?), 18th–19th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts