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Square armorial cover

Unpatterned red cut velvet ground with a heraldic shield and crown flanked by scroll work. Made from fragments of various pieces. Polychrome silk, velvet and metallic yarns. Wide galloon border. Worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Unknown, 19th–20th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery/Velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts