Towel or table cloth

Italian (probably Perugia)
16th century


Object Place: Perugia, Italy

Dimensions

231.5 x 71.3 cm (91 1/8 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1181

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton figured weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Alternating stripes of white linen in bird’s eye weave and ornamental bands of figured weaving in blue and white cotton between bands of plain blue cotton. Designs in figured bands: birds, griffins, gazelles (?), and dancing couples. Stained, faded and worn.

Credit Line

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