Cream colored linen worked with crimson silk
Object Place: Italy
Height x width: 46 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (119 x 15 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
Not On View
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.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman