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Mezzaro (also called Voiles de Genes)

Naturalistic flowering tree, with flowers and grapes, on a mound with roses, leaves and various flowers, grazing cattle and goats. All surrounded by floral groupings, birds and butterflies. Border, a repeating motif of three birds in a tree. Red, blue, green and purple cotton yarns. Poor...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (Genoa), about 1840–80

Object Place

Genoa, Italy

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave printed, with cotton plain weave backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts