Linen and cotton, weft-float faced 2:1 twill weave; embroidered with wool yarns in Algerian eye, back, crossed back, individual back, buttonhole, pearl, Romanian running, individual running, individual satin, stem, and two-sided Italian cross stitches; couching; edged with linen, silk, and wool, plain weave in alternate alignment; three panels joined
159.6 × 134.8 cm (62 3/4 × 53 in.)
Robert Allerton Endowment
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The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1986-87. p. 27 (illus.).
Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Textiles in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), pp. 64, 67, 145.
Lisa Sloan. “Perchance to Dream: An exhibition of bedcovernings at The Art Institute of Chicago showcases the fragile artistry of textiles.” Chicago Home & Garden 7 no. 3 (Summer 2001): 62-65.
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, 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, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, An International Collection of Appliquéd, Embroidered and Pieced Bedcoverings, February 28–May 28, 2001
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