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Fragment of linen

Tree of Jesse (fragment)

Swiss
late 16th to early 17th century


Object Place: Switzerland

Dimensions

64 x 51.5 cm (25 3/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.1579

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Worked with undyed linen with highlights and outlining in light brown linen thread on undyed linen ground fabric. Shows winged lion (St. Mark) on right and figure of St. Anne (?) on left holding infants, Mary and Christ. Banner over lion reads S MAROVS. Condition good, although there are a few brown stains.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund