Christopher Columbus portrait
Painted and appliqued silk satin embroided with silk floss
Overall: 29 3/4 x 28 7/8 in. ( 75.6 x 73.3 cm )
Bust length portrait of Christopher Columbus on white silk satin ground with face painted in fleshtones and silk satin appliqued hair, hat and costume; overall embroidery detail of silk floss. Inscribed in pencil on reverse "Colombo ricamato" (embroidered Columbus).
Gift of Dr. Frank de Caro
written in pencil on back: "Colombo ricamato" (embroidered Columbus).
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