Towel or cover

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 11/16 x 68 1/2 in. (50 x 174 cm)

Accession Number

38.1160

Medium or Technique

Point, punto tirato or tela tirata, drawn-work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

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