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Table runner

Undyed linen embroidered with polychrome silk, silver and gilt-silver yarns. Design: women playing late Renaissance musical instruments probably adapted from a Western print source; female figures alternate with floral sprays reflecting Turkish influence. Condition excellent despite few stains in...

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Provenance

Purchased for the Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

1650–1700

Object Place

Hungary (probably)

Accession Number

1975.15

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles