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Rectangular hanging. Top and center; red velvet ground in the shape of a tau cross having a repeating simple stylized symmetrical floral spray in gold-shot cotton appliqué, with metallic yarn edging, glued and couched in place. Side panels: repeating large curling acanthus-like leaves with...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or French, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Italy or France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woven cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts