Textile, 16th–17th century Four lengths of linen stitched together to make a panel. Embroidered in red silk and gold metallic threads on an unbleached linen ground. Pattern of diagonal floral crosses alternating with rosettes; the crosses alternate direction with each row. With a geometric floral border at the top and bottom. Silk embroidery in counted stitches: double running, stem, and long-armed cross. Stitches using metallic yarn: chain and overcast loop.