Bedcover Showing the Landing of Columbus

A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk floss foremost in satin and stem stitches; lace border on three sides; bobbin lace.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk floss foremost in satin and stem stitches; lace border on three sides; bobbin lace.

Date:

1750/1800

Artist:

Italy or France

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Title

Bedcover Showing the Landing of Columbus

Origin

Italy

Date

1750–1800

Medium

Silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk floss foremost in satin and stem stitches; lace border on three sides; bobbin lace

Dimensions

262.8 x 207.7 cm (103 1/2 x 81 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson

Reference Number

1948.154

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