Panel made by piecing together two ends of an embroidered towel. The smaller pattern is of a curving vine and pomegranate; the larger pattern has a curving vine and fruiting plant. Embroidered in red on an off-white ground, with red and white lace edging at top and bottom.


  • Title: Band
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 17th century
  • Type: Band
  • Rights: Gift of Marco Grassi
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in double running stitch on plain weave, with needle lace edging
  • Dimensions: H x W: 23.5 x 79 cm (9 1/4 x 31 1/8 in.)

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