Tent stitch, Italian punto à spina pesce border

Spanish or Eastern


Dimensions

29 x 64 cm (11 7/16 x 25 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .64 x .29

Accession Number

11.1740

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen. The background is solidly embroidered with red silk. The design of conventional, symmetrical forms arranged vertically and connected by obliquely arranged irregular bands giving the effect of an undulating line, is of white linen detailed with red silk. Patched with red damask. Very similar to 93.202.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection