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Panel

Red silk ground with a repeating stylized independent floral gouping consisting of a large paw-like blossom on a stem with several smaller blossoms; white floss silk and green metallic yarns. Good condition. Edged and bisected by white lace and velvet tape.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European (French?), 18th–19th century

Object Place

France ?

Accession Number

51.2383

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving (Brocade)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles