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Panel of four border fragments

Stylized undulating leafy branches encompassing and springing from stylized floral motifs. Narrow horizontal borders on each strip bearing a repeating leaf design. Fringe. Green, yellow, red and blue silk yarns on a linen ground. Condition good, some stains.

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century

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Silk embroidery on linen, silk looped fringe, and silk backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts