Requires Photography

Cover or towel

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 31 7/8 x 79 1/2 in. (81 x 202 cm)

Accession Number

38.1158

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen with a wide and two narrower bands across each end of embroidery in four-sided stitch worked like double running with rust colored thread, and bands of bobbin lace made with white linen and rust colored linen thread. The design consists of branches bearing conventionalized foliage and acorns. Stained, a few repairs.

Credit Line

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