Requires Photography

Cover or towel

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 51 3/16 x 37 in. (130 x 94 cm) including fringe

Accession Number

38.1164

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border near each end with design of animals, birds and trees in linen. The fine rectangular mesh ground worked with crimson silk in two side cross stitch. Row of birds worked with same stitch across ends and along sides. Edged with fringe of crimson and cream colored silk. Faded, holes in linen.

Credit Line

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