Band with Figures of Women and Angels

Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) | 42.6 x 144.3cm | 1500s-1600s

Unknown Artist

Likely a religious scene, female figures bear crosses on their chests facing angels playing a keyboard instrument. Later piecing and repairs have distorted the appearance of the central figure to that of a double-tailed mermaid. The top part of her d...
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