Requires Photography

Cover or hanging

probably Dutch
early 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 94 1/2 x 77 15/16 in. (240 x 198 cm)

Accession Number

38.1184

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: linen, twill weave. Design: two oval armorial shields in center surmounted by coronet with ciphers in corners also surmounted by coronets, scattering of rococo flowers, drawn-work ground. Borders: rococo pattern on twill linen ground. Worked with white and cream colored linen in satin knot stitch, etc. The date 1711 in faded pink cross stitch at bottom. Stained. Two black and two blue beads between shields in center.

Credit Line

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