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A large central cross motif of various naturalistic flowers, blossoms, and leaves on a continuous guilloche pattern stalk. Filling the field around this are similar flowers, detached, on curved leafy stems. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on a linen ground entirely in drawnwork with...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Western European, 19th century (?)

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts