Towel or cover
Object Place: Italy
Height x width: 19 11/16 x 68 1/2 in. (50 x 174 cm)
Medium or Technique
Point, punto tirato or tela tirata, drawn-work
Not On View
Cream colored linen with band of drawnwork across each end. The fine rectangular mesh ground is whipped with rust colored thread the design of conventional masks, birds and foliage is darned with cream colored linen thread. Edged with fringe and band of reticella. Stained and scorched.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman