Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in back, cross and long-armed cross stitches
ANO (Year); LARCA DI NOE (The Ark of Noah); NOE (Noah); NEMANG (C?)
22.8 × 41.4 cm (9 × 16 3/8 in.)
Art Institute of Chicago Purchase Fund
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Allen Wardwell, “Continental Decorative Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago.” Antiques, vol. XCII, no. 4 (Oct. 1967): 508-523 (ill.).
Christa Charlotte Mayer, Masterpieces of Western Textiles from The Art Institute of Chicago, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1969), 138, plate 107.
Virginia Churchill Bath, Embroidery Masterworks: Classic Patterns and Techniques for Contemporary Application (Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1972).
Art Institute of Chicago, Masterpieces of Western Textiles, Jan. 25–Mar. 2, 1969.
Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery, Seventeenth Century Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, Mar. 12–June 15, 1983.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, Sept. 27, 1989–Jan. 22, 1990.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of European Decorative Arts, Gunsaulus Hall, Apr. 8- Aug. 6, 2004.
Field Museum of Natural History [The Field Museum], Chicago, by 1907 [note in Ledger Book, 1900–1913, 229; memo R5771, May 1935; copy in curatorial object file]; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1907.
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