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Cream colored linen worked with neutral yellow silk

Design: horizontal band with figures suggesting prophets and sibyls, etc. left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with neutral yellow silk in two-sided cross stitch pulled tight. Narrow bands worked with row of small birds is sewed along top and bottom of piece. Fringe, much...

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

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts