Embroidered Textile
Tablecover

Designed by Vittorio Zecchin, Italian, 1878 - 1947, and Maria Monaci Gallenga, Italian, 1880 - 1944.

Geography:
Made in Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1925

Medium:
Fine cotton lawn with cotton embroidery

Dimensions:
50 3/4 × 45 3/4 inches (128.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
2000-126-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with funds contributed by the Levitties Family, 2000

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Gallenga designed this white-work embroidered tablecover in collaboration with her friend, the glassmaker, painter, and textile designer Vittorio Zecchin. White work embroidery, in which the stitching is the same color as the foundation fabric, was traditionally used to create domestic textiles.