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Band, embroidery

Embroidered with rust-colored linen and coarse blue cotton thread: long-legged cross stitch, straight stitch, outline stitch, etc. Design: crudely drawn men, women, horsemen, and eagles, with plants and birds between, above and below a narrow border of alternating plants and geometric figures...

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Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney

probably Italian, 17th–early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton, point lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts