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Cover

Fine cream colored linen with all-over design of small conventionalized branches bearing acorns and leaves worked with crimson silk in "punto scritto". Edged with red and white cotton fringe. Stained and worn.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1166

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; punto scritto (double running)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles