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White corded silk woven with thin strips of silver, now much worn, embroidered with three gold crosses, with conventionalized floral pattern at each end, and a leaf form between each cross. The embroidery is couched gold thread (gilded silver and gilded silver spangles. The material of the...

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Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler

probaby Italian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts