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Fragment

Ground: fine linen. Design: undulating vine bearing flowers and leaves, on which are two caterpillars and a small crimson beetle, worked in split stitch with pinkish violet, crimson, blue, green, yellowish green, yellow, and a little black wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen

English, late 16th century

Accession Number

34.154

Medium or Technique

Cotton ground with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles