17th century (?)
Object Place: Europe
35 x 74 cm (13 3/4 x 29 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen tabby with silk floss and gold-colored metallic wrapped thread (couched) embroidery
Not On View
Couching. White linen; main border design of mermaids, each has one tail and holds a flowering grass in one hand. Flowers and crowns etc. Narrower borders of conventional flowers. Colors, pinks, light yellows, greens, blues, brown and gold.
Gift of James William Paige