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A basket with a naturalistic lush floral grouping including roses, tulips, and violets. The date appears in the lower left corner. Floral scroll border. Tan linen ground worked with translucent and opaque glass bead fixed to the ground with tan silk yarns. Slightly stained; some missing beads.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (?), dated 1835

Object Place

Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen ground with beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts