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Tan linen ground one half of which is worked with polychrome silk (Tussah?) yarns; the remaining half is plain and unpatterned. Horizontal rows, one above the other, with various stylized and geometric motives including birds, horses, stars and several forms of undulating vine design. Stitches:...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, early 20th century

Object Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Accession Number

43.2054

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles