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Embroidery

Heavy linen closely embroidered with long and short and other stitches and with many bright light colored silks and gold and silver thread. The design consists of a landscape, in the foreground a youth is held by a woman, while a centaur with a club stands by, the youth has a lion's mask on his...

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Provenance

Lent by John G. Coolidge, Sept. 22, 1911. Returned November 10, 1925. Re-lent March 9, 1926. Returned November 4, 1926.

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

48.1337

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles