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Rectangular cover

Italian or Sardinian
17th century(?)


Object Place: Italy or Sardinia

Dimensions

63 x 163.3 cm (24 13/16 x 64 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.972

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidery on linen plain weave ground, and linen bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular cover. Unpatterned field with conventional leaf with sprig motifs at either end repeating at an angle; a band bearing a repeating geometric “S” motif; a line of similar leaf with sprig motifs and three drawn-work bands. Whole design enclosed above and below by similar length-wise drawn-work bands. Scalloped bobbin lace trim. Rust linen yarns on a white linen ground. Minor stains and repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection