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A starburst motif flanked by a pair of ornate crosses done in raised-work with metal strips and yellow silk yarns on a maroon damask ground with repeating stylized leaf motifs. Bordered all around on the inner edge by a band of metallic yarn net with a repeating fan-like motif. Metallic yarn...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian(?), 19th century

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Silk damask with gold-colored wrapped and strip metal embroidery and net, gold-colored woven trim, and cotton backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts