Requires Photography

Bed or table cover

Italian
Early 20th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

237 x 300 cm (93 5/16 x 118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.157

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk machine-made net ground with white silk yarns embroidered in satin stitch and darned netting which form scrolling border designs. Polychrome silk yarns embroidered in satin and long and short stitches form naturalistic sprays of irises, roses and other flowers. All embroidery except darned netting is worked on layer of plain weave material laid underneath net. Colors bright, a few small holes in net.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Marika Raisz