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Icon. The Assumption of the Virgin. Worked in metallic yarn, metal strips, purl and spangals; faces and hands in painted gesso; highlights in green silk velvet. Ground of ribbed yellow (?) silk over tan linen. Border with a stylized undulating flowering vine; a large trefoil blossom in each...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possible Russian, 19th century (?)

Accession Number

46.727

Medium or Technique

Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Religious and cult objects