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Two women, each with a child, flanked by a crowd of onlookers, all in classical style dress. Obelisk rising in center background amidst neo-classical buildings. Off white, yellow, maroon, blue and green silk yarns in tent stitch on a linen ground. Condition: colors faded; silks worn through in...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, 18th century

Object Place

Europe

Accession Number

44.443

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen canvas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles