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Embroidery

Probably Italian


Dimensions

112 x 153 cm (44 1/8 x 60 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.53 x 1.12

Accession Number

92.2656

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy white linen. The background is worked with long and short stitch and with light blue silk. The design of scrolls bearing flowers and leaves, is worked with silver and gold and red coral. In places narrow strips of parchment have been worked with yellow and applied. Small touches of dark red chenille are used in places.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift