Linen, plain weave; bands of cut and drawn thread work in interlocking lace and Romanian stitches; bands of linen, needle lace of a type known as "Reticello"; and embroidered with silk in Algerian eye, hem, Montenegrin cross, running, double running, and satin stitches; buttonhole couching
Inscription: Katherine Veren 1676; [letters of the alphabet]
73.3 × 21.2 cm (28 7/8 × 8 3/8 in.); Matted: 71.1 × 91.4 cm (28 × 36 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. John V. Farwell III
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Seventeenth Century Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, March 11–June 15, 1983
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, September 27, 1989–January 22, 1990
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of European Decorative Arts, Gallery 69, February 4- May 12, 1992
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of European Decorative Arts, Gallery 68-69, February 4- June 4, 1998
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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