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Ground: cream-white linen. Design: unicorns, bears on poles, and fountains, in linen with details and background worked in red silk in a variation of ladder stitch. On the left side a border with conventionalized flowers, on the right side a strip of heavier linen sewed on. Two pieces sewed...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts