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White linen; the ground is darned with gold thread. The design of the main border consists of vases, birds scrolls ending in cherubs and deers' heads, and is worked with silver and gold thread, red, blue and yellowish green silk. There are traces also of four dogs. The narrow borders, which...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts