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Band of embroidery

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

10 x 95 cm (3 15/16 x 37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.137

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; double running stitch

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band, natural colored linen, with design of oak leaves and acorns in linen with details worked in crimson silk double running stitch, ground of drawn fabric rectangular mesh, lower edge trimmed with crimson silk and white silk double fringe arranged to form scallops.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot