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Rectangular cover

Rectangular silk cover or hanging constructed of four panels joined longitudinally. Repeating symmetrical floral motifs with partial compartments. Both top and bottom edges trimmed with twelve braided knot designs. Yellow, greens and browns on a beige ground. Fair condition, faded and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English (?), 1710–30

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk and metallic woven looped fringe, silk and gold metallic trim, braided frogging and tassels, and linen backing under synthetic backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts