Object Place: England
Overall: 39.4 x 33 cm (15 1/2 x 13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin weave; silk couching; silk embroidery
Not On View
Depiction from the Italian poem “Jerusalem Delivered,” a woman dressed as a shepardess, likely the Princess Erminia of Antioch, in classical costume holding a staff and standing beside two sleeping sheep carving the name of her lover TANCRED into a tree.
Before 2008, with donor; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).