Figure of St. John the Evangelist
Object Place: Italy
28.3 cm (11 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cut-out figure, embroiderd with polychrome silks (predominantly yellow and green) and gilded yarns, in split, stem, and flat stitches, with some or nué and couching. The Saint holds a chalice containing a serpant in his left hand; the right hand is raised in blessing. Right foot worn. Lined with pinkish tan linen.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb