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Pieced cover

Field: small dense lattice compartments with two lozenge-shaped floral motives repeating alternately; red silk pile on yellow silk ground. Border (except corners): Similar lattice compartments with floral motives repeating alternately; green, red and blue silk pile on a pale greens silk ground....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Italian or Persian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Italy or Persia

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts