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Decorative band

Italian
17th century (?)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

207 x 32 cm (81 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.902

Medium or Technique

Cut linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Spiraling densely leafed and flowered stalk of cut linen cloth with interlocking loops of metallic yarn repeating symmetrically. Similar borders of curling leaves and blossoms edged with stylized floral motives. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on tan linen. Condition fair; stained and worn in areas. See 43.903

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection