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A band of linen

Italian


Dimensions

8 x 95 cm (3 1/8 x 37 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .95 x .08

Accession Number

23.629

Medium or Technique

Point, punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design is worked both in reticella and punto in area and consists of two headed eagles, a form like a fleur-de-lis and geometric figures. The linen is embroidered with punto reale and punto riccio.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss