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Cover or towel

Italian
16th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 66 9/16 x 33 7/16 in. (169 x 85 cm) including fringe

Accession Number

38.1089

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk; silk fringe

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen ornamented by three bands of linen worked with pink silk in “punto scritto” in a design of undulating branches with foliage. Edged with pink and cream colored silk fringe. Faded and stained.

Credit Line

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