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Field: a lush naturalistic floral wreath within which is a stooping parrot. Border: broad bright blue bands with Empire style urns, pitti, lions and scrolling acanthus leaves. A medusa head in each corner. Translucent and opaque glass beads fixed to a tan linen ground by tan silk yarns. Good...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or Italian (?), first half 19th century

Object Place

France or Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen ground with beadwork, and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts