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Vertical panel

Possibily Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

51 x 307 cm (20 1/16 x 120 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.181

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Five identical two-handled cases holding flowers worked in polychrome silk in flame-stitch with touches of French knots; yellow silk background and pink, red, white, blue silk border, all worked in flame-stitch. Canvas ground completely covered by embroidery. Good condition: embroidery yarns worn away in places. Light cream cotton lining.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund