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Quilted bed cover

Italian
19th century(?)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

233 x 193 cm (91 3/4 x 76 in.)

Accession Number

43.817

Medium or Technique

Silk, Cotton; embroidery, quilt

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three central side by side square compartments bearing a musician flanked by hunters and animals. Rectangular compartment below this bears a ship flanked by fishermen and large fish. Similar compartment above with a double headed eagle flanked by warriors. Border with repeating pair of confronted animals, leaping amidst foliage. Obverse, yellow silk; reverse, faded red silk. Worn; cotton wadding exposed in some areas.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection