Requires Photography

Probably part of bed-curtain

Italian (Sicily?)
16th–17th century


Object Place: Sicily?, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 68 5/16 x 108 1/4 in. (173.5 x 275 cm)

Accession Number

38.1064

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, punto tirato or tela tirata, drawn-work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream colored linen with band of angular birds, animals and human figures. Design in linen on a rectangular mesh ground (some threads have been drawn out and remaining threads whipped over with linen thread).

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman