Band, 16th century
This is a Band. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is silk, metallic yarn on linen and its technique is back stitch embroidery and couched metallic-wrapped silk on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).
It is credited
Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 110 x 90 cm (43 5/16 x 35 7/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Band, 16th century; silk, metallic yarn on linen; H x W: 110 x 90 cm (43 5/16 x 35 7/16 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1954-167-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.