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Pieced cover

Cover. Pieced. Repeating central naturalistic blossom symmetrically surrounded by branches bearing naturalistic leaves, grapes and various flowers. Groups of undulating wave-like lines are interspersed throughout. Polychrome silk yarns. Tape border. Slightly worn and stained in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (?), about 1725–50

Accession Number

47.1599

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, linen and gold-colored metallic woven trim, and cotton twill backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles