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Picture

Large colorful exotic bird perched on a branch of a tree bearing leaves and grape bunches. Polychrome opaque and translucent glass beads entirely covering tan linen ground. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Latin American or Spanish (?), dated 1841

Object Place

Latin America or Spain (?)

Accession Number

43.1010

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with glass beadwork, and silk binding tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles