Band, embroidery

probably Italian
17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

54 x 350 cm (21 1/4 x 137 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.50 x 0.54

Accession Number

26.258

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton, point lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered with rust-colored linen and coarse blue cotton thread: long-legged cross stitch, straight stitch, outline stitch, etc. Design: crudely drawn men, women, horsemen, and eagles, with plants and birds between, above and below a narrow border of alternating plants and geometric figures of women.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney