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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.43
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Towel
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
early 17th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230531
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Linen with lace border
Technique
Lace
Dimensions
91.4 x 144.8 cm (36 x 57 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: paper, written in pen: "Old Italian Towel. Date 1600. Lacis Border. Hunting Scene. No. 4. Value $50"
Provenance
Mrs. Charles J. White, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1937
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White
Accession Year
1937
Object Number
1937.43
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Linen towel with wide lace borders depicting a hunting scene of a hunter with a spear, dogs, birds and other small animals; red and yellow silk fringe

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