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Panel

Red rectangular panel of furnishing fabric (?). Very long repeating pattern of stylized leafy volutes and floral motives. Central motif a heart topped by flames and backed by a pair of crossed branches with flowering terminals. Silk yarns. Slightly soiled and discolored.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European (possibly Spanish), 19th century

Object Place

Spain, possibly

Accession Number

43.2503

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles