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Cushion for infant

Cushion for infant, possibly for figure of Christ Child. Upper side covered with red satin, with part left plain for infant's head. Around this a conventional floral design worked with metal thread, pearls and spangles and edged with gold bobbin lace. Blue and gold acorns at each corner. ...

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

Italian, late 16th–early 17th century

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Silk satin embroidered with gold metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts