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Cover, made of two loom widths, seamed. Long narrow band of tabby-woven linen including two narrow bands of lace weaving. Design shows bands of ornament consisting of stylized birds, plants, stars and geometric motifs executed in brocading and overshot techniques with blue cotton, polychrome...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

Italian, Probably 15th–16th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

170.5 x 43.5 cm (67 1/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.361

Medium or Technique

Linen tabby weave with silk, cotton and gold-colored strip metal wrapped on core embroidery, lace weaving, and diaper-patterned silk lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles