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Repeating stylized floral spray in an urn, bearing a facial profile on each side, within compartments formed by intertwining acanthus leaves and a leafy pomegranate motif. Red silk yarns and a galloon border. Condition good.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or Spanish, 16th century

Object Place

Italy or Spain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk damask, linen and gold-colored metal strip woven trim, and linen patches


Textiles and Fashion Arts