Linen worked with silk thread; buttonhole, cross, outline, and herringbone stitches
H. 17 1/4 x W. 21 in. (43.8 x 53.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1935
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 517
"Blackwork" or monochrome silk embroidery on white linen was a fashionable embellishment for dress in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The repeating pattern on this panel displays flora typical of embroideries of the period: honeysuckle, pansies, borage, and grapes.