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Ground: white linen. Design: narrow horizontal bands of geometric patterns worked in white linen. Edged top and bottom with deep points of needlepoint lace. Embroidered in the style of the seventeenth century with flat stitches and pulled work, bordered at top and bottom with needlelace...

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Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

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

Possibly American or European, probably 19th century

Object Place

U.S.A. ?

Dimensions

23 cm including lace edges x 13 cm (9 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1138

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles