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Fragment

Fragment. Large pattern of symmetrical highly stylized leaf spray with central urn (?) and curling acanthus leaves. Red and Yellow silk and white cotton yarns. Partial border attached. Very badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century (?)

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

47.1594

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen damask with cotton figured fringed trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles