Undershirt Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: linen, silk and metal thread Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1910 Accession Number: Met Museum (Italian Hem Stitch on hem)
Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. It is executed in silks on linen, and seems strongly influenced my Mediterranean styles.