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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. In the upper part are boats, below Neptune drawn by dolphins and accompanied by other figures. 1680-1682.11 were puchased by the lender in 1910, of...

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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 or 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

362 x 313 cm (142 1/2 x 123 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1338

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles