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Cover or towel

White linen ornamented by three bands of linen worked with pink silk in "punto scritto" in a design of undulating branches with foliage. Edged with pink and cream colored silk fringe. Faded and stained.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1089

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; punto scritto

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles