Requires Photography

Probably part of bed valance

Italian (Sicily?)
16th–17th century


Object Place: Sicily?, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 131 1/2 in. (28 x 334 cm)

Accession Number

38.1073

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Horizontal band with angular castles, lions, eagles, women hawking, etc. Design in linen on a rectangular mesh ground (some threads drawn out and remaining threads whipped over with cream colored linen).

Credit Line

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