Requires Photography

Cover or towel

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 61 x 30 11/16 in. (155 x 78 cm)

Accession Number

38.1156

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen (light neutral) with borders across each end worked with yellowish green silk in alternate rows of straight and oblique stitches (oblique stitches split on back). Design: women each with a drawn bow seated in a chariot pulled by a lion or leopard with attendants on foot, and conventionalized foliage.

Credit Line

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