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Embroidery

Heavy white linen. The background is worked with long and short stitch and with light blue silk. The design of scrolls bearing flowers and leaves, is worked with silver and gold and red coral. In places narrow strips of parchment have been worked with yellow and applied. Small touches of dark...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

92.2656

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles