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Panel

Panel composed of several fragments. Symmetrical, highly stylized flower flanked by leaves repeating in ogival compartments formed by stylized leaves meeting in tulip-like designs. Blue and yellow silk yarns and metal wires. Metallic yarn fringe at ends. Many repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

47.287

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic damask, gold-colored metallic wrapped woven trim and fringe, and silk backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles