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Cream colored linen worked with neutral yellow silk

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 35 7/16 in. (28 x 90 cm)

Accession Number

38.1083

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: horizontal band with figures suggesting prophets and sibyls, etc. left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with neutral yellow silk in two-sided cross stitch pulled tight. Narrow bands worked with row of small birds is sewed along top and bottom of piece. Fringe, much worn, edges it. Worn, stained, probably faded.

Credit Line

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