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Fragment of a border

A close design of flowers, leaves, grapes and other fruit, woven with dull blues, green, red, and dull light-brown wool, and white and yellow silk. On one edge a much faded guilloche-like design; the most conspicuous part of which is the straight green stem which runs through the middle.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Accession Number

85.70

Medium or Technique

Wool and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles