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Rectangular; at the bottom a symmetrical simple flower on a tall leafy stalk repeating in a row. The remainder of the field above this is divided along its length into halves by a vertical seam. A fish-scale pattern decorates both halves. Bordered all around by a narrow band bearing repeating...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Polish, 18th–19th century

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Silk compound weave with silver colored metal strip wrapped on white silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts