Cream colored linen worked with blue silk
Object Place: Italy
Height x width: 73 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (186 x 13 cm) not including fringe
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Design three different pieces sewed together, vertical band with crowned birds and dolphins (at right end) and in middle and at left end conventionalized plan forms left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with blue silk in two sided cross stitch pulled tight. Bottom and two sides edged with fringe woven with blue silk and cream colored linen.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman