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Hanging or cover

Hanging or cover. Several types of metallic yarn, partially in raised work, and purl on a mauve satin weave silk ground. A pair of spade-shaped motifs, each supported by a pair of twisted columns flanking a plant motif, and from each of which a lamp or censer is suspended. Between these is a...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish?, 19th–20th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts