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White corded silk woven with thin strips of silver, now much worn, embroidered with three gold crosses, with conventionalized floral pattern at each end two leaf sprays between each cross. The embroidery is couched gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk), flat gilded silver, and gilded...

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Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler

probaby Italian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts