late 16th century
29.8 x 5.5 cm (11 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.) object is folded under and stitched to strainer, dimension reflects this
Medium or Technique
Cotton ground with wool embroidery
Not On View
Ground: fine linen. Design: undulating vine bearing flowers and leaves, on which are two caterpillars and a small crimson beetle, worked in split stitch with pinkish violet, crimson, blue, green, yellowish green, yellow, and a little black wool.
Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen