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Fragments of linen bands

Fragments of lined bands embroidered with blue silk sewed around a fragment of darned netting. The design is conventionalized foliage in a zigzag is left in linen. The ground is worked in long armed cross stitch and Montenegrin cross stitch, details of pattern in back stitch. The darned...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

probably Spanish, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts