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Fragment

Ground: cream colored linen. Design: band (two fragments sewed together) with scrolls bearing conventionalized leaves, flowers, birds, and animals heads, worked in satin stitch with blue, green, yellowish green, yellow, pink, and lavender sillk. Stained, torn, and badly repaired.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

33.441

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles