Cream colored linen worked with neutral yellow silk
Object Place: Italy
Height x width: 11 x 35 7/16 in. (28 x 90 cm)
Medium or Technique
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Design: horizontal band with figures suggesting prophets and sibyls, etc. left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with neutral yellow silk in two-sided cross stitch pulled tight. Narrow bands worked with row of small birds is sewed along top and bottom of piece. Fringe, much worn, edges it. Worn, stained, probably faded.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman