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Pictorial hanging

Pictorial hanging. Fillet ground. Central medallion with the Assumption of the Virgin (?) surrounded by cherubim, angels, insects, various floral and zoomorphic motives. Polychrome silk yarns on a linen net. Some repairs and worn yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

43.1226

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles