Object Place: Italy
11.5 x 190 cm (4 1/2 x 74 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; drawnwork, embroidery
Not On View
A stabbing scene; a man and woman (possible Tarquin and Lucretia) with a child between them. The scene repeats along the length of band separated by alternating stylized tree and zoomorphic motives. Red silk with red silk yarn embroidered details. Composed of five joined sections; minor stains and holes.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection