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Probably from a valance, woman holding an ewer. Embroidered with polychrome crewels and silks on linen canvas ground. Woman in a flowing garment crouches in front of a landscape of trees, buildings, and flowers. At left, arm and part of body of a fiqure appears. Soiled, minor breaks. Braid on...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Helen S. Coolidge

English or French, 16th century

Object Place

England or France


37.3 x 38.3 cm (14 11/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen canvas ground with wool and silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts