Pictorial fragment

English or French
16th century


Object Place: England or France

Dimensions

37.3 x 38.3 cm (14 11/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.182

Medium or Technique

Linen canvas ground with wool and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Probably from a valance, woman holding an ewer. Embroidered with polychrome crewels and silks on linen canvas ground. Woman in a flowing garment crouches in front of a landscape of trees, buildings, and flowers. At left, arm and part of body of a fiqure appears. Soiled, minor breaks. Braid on edges later addition. Wavy edges.

Credit Line

Bequest of Helen S. Coolidge