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Ornamental horse trappings

Gold and silver-colored metallic yarns, metal strips and spangles densely embroidered. Stylized, floral and geometric motifs. Repeating on each piece is the motif of a stylized tulip (?) beneath a crown (?) within curling scrolls. Areas of unpatterned red velvet at top and as appliqued designs....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Hungarian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Embroidery, Velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts