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Quilted panel

Made from a shawl. A simple vine, with repeating blossom and leafy sprig motifs, repeats diagonally across the field. Predominantly red and blue. Polychrome silk (?) and cotton (?) yarns. Reverse is backed with a piece of printed cotton; swirling buta and vine motives, yellow on a blue...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly British, 19th century

Object Place

Edinburgh or Paisley, Great Britain

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Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts