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Panel

Pieced (possibly from a chasuble). Large semi-naturalistic floral spray, with two flowers passing latterally through rectangular openings on either side above a pair of confronted birds regardant; repeating vertically. Salmon, white and metallic yarns. Galoon border. Badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (?), 18th century

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number

43.490

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes