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Cream colored linen worked with crimson silk

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 46 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (119 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

38.1116

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: vertical band with figures of men and women left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with crimson silk in two-sided cross stitch pulled tight. The man wears a crown and each figure holds a flower in its right hand, between each couple is a jar of flowers. Torn, repaired and mounted on linen.

Credit Line

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