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Field: within a cross with floral borders in an octagonal medallion with four white doves perched on the [rim] of a basin, one drinking the water held in it. Borders: elaborate scrolling leaves, naturalistic floral rows and a classical style head in each corner. Translucent and opaque beads of...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (?), 19th century

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk ground with glass beadwork, and linen backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts