Tablecover

Medium: silk on linen Technique: satin and outline stitches on plain weave; cardwoven fringe; bobbin lace | 17th century

Unknown Maker

Delicate multicolored flower clusters form intersecting diagonal bands across the surface of the tablecover. Bobbin lace edging decorates longest edges while fringe decorates shortest edges.

Object: 1974-8-18

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