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Small panel from front of a casket

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Small panel from front of a casket; natural colored linen canvas ground, originally solidly embroidered (now almost all original white background) rotted out; narrow rectangular shape with semicircular space on one long edge probably to fit around lock; design of two scrolling branches with full...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. George N. Northrop

French, 16th–17th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

8.8 x 22.2 cm (3 7/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2354

Medium or Technique

Linen canvas ground with wool and silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles