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A repeating stylized archway beneath which is a floral spray in an urn. Made in three sections; the center section re-embroidered with lush stylized blossoms and pomegranates. Hebrew (?) inscriptions. Added bobbin lace and tape borders. Silk yarns on a white polychrome floss ground. Missing...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian and Eastern European, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Italy, Eastern Europe

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts