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Cream colored linen worked with blue silk

Design three different pieces sewed together, vertical band with crowned birds and dolphins (at right end) and in middle and at left end conventionalized plan forms left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with blue silk in two sided cross stitch pulled tight. Bottom and two sides...

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Credit Line

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

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1098

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles