Linen, embroidered heavily with red silk
17th century (?)
83 x 200 cm (32 11/16 x 78 3/4 in.); legacy dimension: 2. x .83
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
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Linen, embroidered heavily with red silk. In the center three small stars worked in bright yellow, red, blue, purple, magenta, white and light and dark green. On each end are sewed pieces of linen, on which are embroidered with tent stitch, a tile like design in the same bright colors. Beyond this, stripes woven with red, green and yellow silk.
Purchased at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia