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Natural linen ground, embroidered with crimson silk in knotted and stem stitches. Main band shows small geometric units arranged in diamonds and triangles separated by intersecting diagonal bands. Bordered by narrow bands showing a repeated geometric unit. Several small holes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 46.5 cm (6 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

90.239

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles