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Rectangular panel, probably part of cushion cover

Italian
17th or 18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

33.3 x 35.7 cm (13 1/8 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.527

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural linen ground. Powder of conventionalized floral sprays bearing yellow, lavender and blue blossoms, embroidered with floss silks in satin stitch and couched twisted silks for outlines. Border shows a row of single conventionalized blossoms in same technique and fewer raised knot motifs in yellow, lavender and white braid. Pale brown stains.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift