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Table cover

Swiss
Dated 1593


Object Place: Switzerland

Dimensions

126 x 136 cm (49 5/8 x 53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.1577

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Flower vines, birds and animals surround a central diamond shaped motif in which is written: CRISTUS DER SON DER GERECHT and IG KEIT ANO 1593. The ground frabric is made up of four pieces of linen. Brown, white and light blue linen threads worked in stem stitch, laid work and a variety of lace-like filling stitches. Out of square, a few worn areas and some stains but otherwise strong.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund