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Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 42 1/8 x 38 9/16 in. (107 x 98 cm) including fringe

Accession Number

38.1166

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; punto scritto (double running)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fine cream colored linen with all-over design of small conventionalized branches bearing acorns and leaves worked with crimson silk in “punto scritto”. Edged with red and white cotton fringe. Stained and worn.

Credit Line

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