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Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

212 cm (83 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.12 .195 including linen sewed on edge

Accession Number

32.75

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream-white linen. Design: unicorns, bears on poles, and fountains, in linen with details and background worked in red silk in a variation of ladder stitch. On the left side a border with conventionalized flowers, on the right side a strip of heavier linen sewed on. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund