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Rectangular panel, probably part of cushion cover

Natural linen ground. Powder of conventionalized floral sprays bearing yellow, lavender and blue blossoms, embroidered with floss silks in satin stitch and couched twisted silks for outlines. Border shows a row of single conventionalized blossoms in same technique and fewer raised knot motifs in...

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Anonymous gift

Italian, 17th or 18th century

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Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts