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Embroidery

Cream colored linen worked with crimson silk. Design: horizontal band of conventional angular foliage (two zigzag patterns running parallel) left in the linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with crimson silk in two-sided cross stitch. Details in "punto scritto", double running....

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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

38.1113

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles