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Towel or cover

Cream colored linen with band of drawnwork across each end. The fine rectangular mesh ground is whipped with rust colored thread the design of conventional masks, birds and foliage is darned with cream colored linen thread. Edged with fringe and band of reticella. Stained and scorched.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Point, punto tirato or tela tirata, drawn-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts