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Large hanging embroidery

Large hanging. Field: highly stylized floral motives repeating alternately in dense horizontal rows. Narrow border with simplified floral motives repeating alternately. Edhed on three sides by a stylized flower within dagged compartment. Polychrome silk yarns on a canvas ground. Condition very good.

Provenance

Worked by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick after one in the possession of Mr. Henry Howells.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, early 20th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

45.320

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles