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White linen

Probably Italian or Spanish


Dimensions

15.5 x 19.5 cm (6 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .195 x .155

Accession Number

95.1129

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is entirely covered with long and short stitch done with red silk. The design of the plain linen is outlined with a white cord and detailed in places with red silk. Only part of the design which consists of acanthus-like can flowers suggesting palmettes, can be seen.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige