Medium: linen, silk, metal-wrapped silk, metal coils Technique: satin stitch embroidery for silk; couching stitch for metal-wrapped silk | 16th century

Unknown Maker

Narrow border of linen embroidered in gold with a pattern of confronted lions on either side of a plant.

Credit: Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Object: 1962-52-5

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