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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen, embroidered with silk

  • Museum number:

    1023-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This decorative linen panel embroidered in silk, shows the months from March to October and the changing activities of each season in rural Italy, including tree pruning, grape pressing and ploughing.

Physical description

The months of March to October are shown with representational figures and images embroidered on a red ground. Long-armed cross stitch.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen, embroidered with silk

Subjects depicted

Animals; Seasons; Birds

Categories

Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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