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Pieced hanging

Long, slim, vertically undulating vines, in spangels and sequins, with small blossoms and leaves, in blue, yellow, green and white silk chennille yarns, on a pink silk ground. Made from many fragments of uneven size. Many missing spangels and sequins; worn and missing yarns; uneven fading and...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian for the European Market (?), 19th century (?)

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Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts