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Linen, with fine rectangular mesh ground formed by drawing back threads and whipping them with red silk, with details of the design of crowned birds, dolphins, and conventionalized plant forms worked in back stitch in same color. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 7/8 x 82 5/16 in. (15 x 209 cm)

Accession Number

38.1118

Medium or Technique

Linen, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles