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Fragment of upholstery fabric

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Octagonal compartments with various figures from the Commedia dell'Arte. Polychrome wool yarns over a white cotton ground. Worn; frayed; missing yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly French or Italian, 19th century (?)

Object Place

France or Italy (Possibly)

Dimensions

58.5 x 22.6 cm (23 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1019

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles