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Embroidery, 16th century

  • Italian

White work

  • Overall: 150 × 2 3/4 inches (3 m 81 cm × 7 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase



European Sculpture and Dec Arts

(Henri d'Hennezel)

1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Weibel, Adele Coulin. "A Collection of Laces and Embroideries Fifteenth to Eighteenth Century," Bulletin of the DIA 11, no. 8 (May 1930): pp. 113-118.

Italian, Embroidery, 16th century, white work. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.187.