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A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, hem, overcast, satin, and single satin stitches; edged with linen, needle lace worked on a plain weave cut and drawn thread work grid; and linen and silk, bobbin straight lace.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, hem, overcast, satin, and single satin stitches; edged with linen, needle lace worked on a plain weave cut and drawn thread work grid; and linen and silk, bobbin straight lace.

Date:

1601/25

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Cover

Origin

Italy

Date

1601–1625

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, hem, overcast, satin, and single satin stitches; edged with linen, needle lace worked on a plain weave cut and drawn thread work grid; and linen and silk, bobbin straight lace

Dimensions

50.8 x 50.1 cm (20 x 19 5/8 in.) Embroidered: repeat: 9.5 x 9.8-10.8 cm (3 1/4 x 3 7/8-41/4 in.)

Credit Line

Art Institute of Chicago Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1907.813

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