Linen, twenty-four squares of square netting (filet) embroidered in cloth, darning, and twined double running stitches; alternating with twenty-four squares of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work embroidered in cross, darning, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; knots, overcast bars, buttonhole, darned, and woven wheels; needle lace filling stitches; appliquéd with plain weave and embroidered in back, bullion, cross, half cross, detached chain, double running, running, satin, single satin, surface satin, and stem stitches; buttonhole wheels, eyelet holes, and French knots; edged with bobbin straight lace
105.3 × 137.3 cm (41 1/2 × 54 in.)
Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Textiles in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), pp. 80-1, 146.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Gift, Bequest and Purchase: A Selection of Textile Acquisitions from 1982–1987, March 18–August 14, 1989
The Art Institute of Chicago,European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, September 27, 1989–January 22, 1990
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, The Magic of Lace, June 27, 2001–June 9, 2002
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