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Linen panel

Italian or Spanish
16th–17th century

Object Place: Italy or Spain


155.5 x 92.5 cm (61 1/4 x 36 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Coarse natural linen, with one wide and one narrow strip of embroidery inserted. Yarns of thick, yellowish-green silk worked in long-armed cross stitch on fine tabby linen ground. Wide strip shows conventionalized leaves and stalks. Narrow strip composed of two pieces, one showing conventionalized oak leaves, acorns, and dolphins, the other showing a row of small leaves. Linen browned and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb