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A pair of shaped embroidered borders, worked in floss silks with flame-stitched flowers including tulips and chrysanthemums on a scrolling foliate meander with raised-work stems worked in couched metal thread, the ground worked with squares of ivory floss silks--10½ x 420in. (27cm x 10m. 68cm.) and 10½ x 398in. (27 x 10m. 17cm.), probably Italian, 17th century, wear, re-backed, outlines re-worked, joined, one border trimmed with silk fringing
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A pair of shaped embroidered borders, worked in floss silks with flame-stitched flowers including tulips and chrysanthemums on a scrolling foliate meander with raised-work stems worked in couched metal thread, the ground worked with squares of ivory floss silks--10½ x 420in. (27cm x 10m. 68cm.) and 10½ x 398in. (27 x 10m. 17cm.), probably Italian, 17th century, wear, re-backed, outlines re-worked, joined, one border trimmed with silk fringing

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A pair of shaped embroidered borders, worked in floss silks with flame-stitched flowers including tulips and chrysanthemums on a scrolling foliate meander with raised-work stems worked in couched metal thread, the ground worked with squares of ivory floss silks--10½ x 420in. (27cm x 10m. 68cm.) and 10½ x 398in. (27 x 10m. 17cm.), probably Italian, 17th century, wear, re-backed, outlines re-worked, joined, one border trimmed with silk fringing
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