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Cream colored linen worked with blue silk

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 73 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (186 x 13 cm) not including fringe

Accession Number

38.1098

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design three different pieces sewed together, vertical band with crowned birds and dolphins (at right end) and in middle and at left end conventionalized plan forms left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with blue silk in two sided cross stitch pulled tight. Bottom and two sides edged with fringe woven with blue silk and cream colored linen.

Credit Line

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