Band, 18th–19th century Medium: silk on linen Technique: embroidered in long-armed cross stitch on plain weave foundation. Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf. 1953-60-2.
What is this?
Border made up of a repeat of two images, each image flipped to form a unit of four. The images are a mermaid and a bird and cornucopia. Portion of the pattern is taken from Vavassore's pattern book "Esemplario di Lavori," Venice, 1532.