Round neck ruffle

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Width: 41 5/16 in. (105 cm) Diameter: 122 cm (48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1320

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellowish linen, once covered with a fine yellow linen, almost all worn away, embroidered with conventionalized flowers, couched gold and silver thread, outlined with black silk chain stitch, and gold sequins. Gold bright, silver tarnished, many loose threads. Lined with linen, some repairs. Collection Achille Jubinal.

Credit Line

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