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The ground of coarse natural colored linen was covered with black satin. On this was applied white satin in a design of crosses with ends suggesting fleur-de lis. The design is outlined and detailed with blue and white, yellow and green and faded pink and white cord. Very much worn and pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts