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Alternating stripes of white linen in bird's eye weave and ornamental bands of figured weaving in blue and white cotton between bands of plain blue cotton. Designs in figured bands: birds, griffins, gazelles (?), and dancing couples. Stained, faded and worn.

Credit Line

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

Italian (probably Perugia), 16th century

Object Place

Perugia, Italy


231.5 x 71.3 cm (91 1/8 x 28 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton figured weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts