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Strips of white linen embroidered with a design of animals, birds, flowers and heart-shaped forms, and with green, pink, yellow and dark blue silk, and gold thread. These strips are sewed together with insertion and silver lace, and are lined with a pink silk of fancy weave. The back of the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 18th century

Dimensions

39 x 32 cm (15 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .32 x .39

Accession Number

96.97

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories