Chest or table cover

Sardinian


Dimensions

296 x 68 cm (116 9/16 x 26 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.68 x 2.96

Accession Number

25.587

Medium or Technique

Linen, cotton, wool, and silk; weaving

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse heavy linen with a design of conventional and geometric animals, birds, human and fantastic figures, flowers, etc. arranged in bands. Woven with natural dark wool, pink, blue, green and neutral yellow cotton, neutral yellow, yellowish green silk, and a little tarnished metal thread. Bound with worn and faded yellowish green silk.

Provenance

Purchased

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund