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Heavy linen closely embroidered with long and short and other stitches, and with many bright, light colored silks and gold and silver thread. The design consists of a king seated on a throne surrounded by women. One woman holds a child up to the king, whose finger is extended toward it. ...

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Provenance

Lent by John G. Coolidge, Sept. 22; 1911. Returned November 10, 1925. Re-lent March 9, 1926. Returned November 4, 1926.

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

335 x 513 cm (131 7/8 x 201 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1336

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles