Cream colored linen worked with red silk
Object Place: Italy
Height x width: 26 3/8 x 68 7/8 in. (67 x 175 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
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Design: a horizontal band with fantastic figures (wild men or monkeys) animals and birds left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with red silk in two-sided cross stitch pulled tight. Below this band is sewed a narrow strip of linen worked with double running and two-sided cross stitch. Torn and stained.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman