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White linen worked with crimson silk

Design: horizontal band with zigzag of conventional foliage and flowers left in linen, the fine rectangular mesh ground worked with crimson silk in two-sided cross stitch pulled tight. Fringe woven with crimson and cream colored silk sewed along bottom and one side. Worn, repaired.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts