Requires Photography

Cover from fragments

Italian
Late 16th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

197 x 92 cm (77 9/16 x 36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.891

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen with silk lace trim

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Various semi-naturalistic blossoms on stylized recurved stalks in loose rows. Field divided diagonally by jagged lines bearing simple fleurs-de-lis repeating alternately overturned. Added lace border. Polychrome silk yarns on a tan linen ground. Reworked, many stains some small holes, yarns missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection