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Embroidery

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 109 13/16 x 6 11/16 in. (279 x 17 cm)

Accession Number

38.1113

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream colored linen worked with crimson silk. Design: horizontal band of conventional angular foliage (two zigzag patterns running parallel) left in the linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with crimson silk in two-sided cross stitch. Details in “punto scritto”, double running. Worn.

Credit Line

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