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The ground of white silk is couched; the design of floral scrolls and Greek crosses ending in flowers is worked with blue, violet, pink, cherry, white, green, and yellow silk and gilt thread. Edged with a gimp of light tan-colored cotton and thin strips of silver gilt. Gilt fringe on ends. ...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts