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View of a large fountain in a square enclosed by ornamental railings and columns. Buildings to the left; hills and buildings in the distance. Translucent and opaque, round and bugle type glass beads of various colors on a white silk ground with a tan linen backing. Fragile; many missing beads;...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (?), 19th century (?)

Object Place

Italy (?)

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Medium or Technique

Silk ground with glass beadwork, and linen backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts