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Rounded panel of embroidery

Italian
about 1868


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

41.8 cm (16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3215

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design embroidered on single thread canvas in polychrome silk and woolen yarns, glass beads in shades of white and gray, and gold-colored metal beads; petit point and gros point. Shows a pair of young lovers in peasant costume with trees at left. Background covered with monochrome cross stitches. Frame has inner border of beads and outer border of green silk. A few breaks and holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Sawyer