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Band of decoration

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

13 x 93 cm (5 1/8 x 36 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .93 x .13 including fringe

Accession Number

31.47

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream-colored linen. Design: sprays of leaves and fruit connected to form undulating vine worked in cross stitch and straight stitch (“two-sides Italian cross stitch” Mrs. Christie) with faded pinkish red silk. Pink and white fringe in points along one edge. Worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright