Cover or hanging
early 18th century
Height x width: 94 1/2 x 77 15/16 in. (240 x 198 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman