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Embroidery

Italian
Late 19th century


Dimensions

24 x 38 cm (9 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .38 x .24

Accession Number

86.92

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk, on which are worked with black and light brown silk, two flaming hearts, one surmounted by a cross, the other, which is pierced with a sword, has two flowers rising from the flames. Said to have been made at a convent of ” the Sacred Heart”. Framed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales