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Gift of Mrs. Alan Fleishhacker through The Fine Arts Museums Foundation
From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, deY, 5/4 - 8/4/2013
Filet or knotted net ground in blue with linen stitch embroidery worked in natural linen threads. Plaited lace border on three sides. Human figures(man in chains) and yoked creatures. Original binder entry dates this to the 17th century, but the inventory calls it 'style of' and Italian. Repairs to the net ground.