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Orarion (Deacon's stole)

Various stylized leaves and blossoms repeating in gold-shot yellow and white silk yarns, outlined in red cotton yarns on white and yellow silk ground. A narrow yellow cotton and metallic yarn border edges the ground. Fringe at both ends made of similar material. Slightly soiled and worn in some...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Russian (?), 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving (Brocade)


Textiles and Fashion Arts