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Rectangular cover

Italian or Sardinian
17th century(?)

Object Place: Italy or Sardinia


63 x 163.3 cm (24 13/16 x 64 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen embroidery on linen plain weave ground, and linen bobbin lace

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Rectangular cover. Unpatterned field with conventional leaf with sprig motifs at either end repeating at an angle; a band bearing a repeating geometric “S” motif; a line of similar leaf with sprig motifs and three drawn-work bands. Whole design enclosed above and below by similar length-wise drawn-work bands. Scalloped bobbin lace trim. Rust linen yarns on a white linen ground. Minor stains and repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection