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Hanging

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

50.3225

Medium or Technique

Woven cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles