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An unpatterned white linen field with an attached tan linen border. Embroidered in red silk yarns on the border are six female saints -- "Barbara, Caterina, Agata, Apollinia, Lucia, and Margarita" -- repeating amidst undulating stalks bearing blossoms, leaves and pomegranates plus rabbits, deer...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Spain or Italy

Accession Number

43.488

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles