image: 18 1/4 x 27 in. ( 46.4 x 68.6 cm )
Overall: 21 1/4 x 31 7/8 in. ( 54 x 81 cm )
embroidered at lower left: "A.L.F."
embroidered at lower right: "Frank de Caro"
Silk satin-stitch embroidery in golds, greens, brown and red on cotton linen backing depicting the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the new world; image includes Columbus at center, kneeling with flag, flanked on left by men holding banner with image of Christ on the cross and priest at right; ships in background and natives in landscaped foreground; embroidered in lower left corner "A.L.F."; embroidered in lower right corner "Frank de Caro"; embroided panel sewn to cotton linen backing.
Gift of Dr. Frank de Caro
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