Double row containing alternate squares of embroidered linencloth and insertions of needle lace (reticella) in geometric forms. Lower border is triangular pendants.
Date Created: late 16th–early 17th century
Rights: Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Medium: Medium: linen Technique: embroidery on plain weave using rosette chain, chain, spaced satin, satin, stem, star, and overcasting stitches; needle lace (reticella)
Provenance: ex-collection: Camerino
Exhibitions: Cooper Union Museum: "The Greenleaf Collection, Textile Arts from the 16th to early 19th century," 22 Jan. – 9 May 1964, p. 13, no. 93.Cooper-Hewitt: "Embroidery," June 6 to Sept. 2, 1978.
Dimensions: H x W: 18.5 x 42.5 cm (7 5/16 x 16 3/4 in.)
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