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Pale blue silk ground worked with polychrome silks in satin, long and short, stem, and couching stitches; landscape with bird, sheep, buildings, and at left Calvary with instruments of the Passion; upper center inked inscription: Sopra il Monte dei dolori La sua Vigna Iddio piantò: Alle Croci...

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Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

Italian, 19th century

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17 x 22.4 cm (6 11/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

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Silk, metal thread, metal sequins; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts