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Band of heavy linen

Spanish ?
17th–18th century

Object Place: Spain?


Height x width: 7 5/16 x 120 1/2 in. (18.5 x 306 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Band of heavy linen (three pieces sewed together), worked with red silk in long-armed cross stitch and Montenegrin cross stitch. The designs (conventional floral ornament) are similar but not identical. The middle piece is worked in long-armed cross stitch, the other two in Montenegrin cross stitch. Colors run from faded reddish orange to dark red.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman