Band, 17th–18th century Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered on plain weave. Gift of John Pierpont Morgan. 1902-1-439.
What is this?
End of table cover or towel of off-white linen embroidered in red silk with a symmetrical arrangement of mermaids and fountains. Red background is embroidered, with figures reserved in plain cloth.