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Punto di Milano, drawn-work towel

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

59 x 132 cm (23 1/4 x 51 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.32 x .59 including fringe

Accession Number

28.87

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream white linen. Design: narrow borders along each side, and wider ones across each end with very conventional undulating vine, the background worked with red silk. Red and white silk fringe sewed around the edge.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates