Band with pointed edges
17th century (?)
Object Place: Italy
330 x 11.5 cm (129 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen buratto ground with silk floss embroidery and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on silk core couched, and silk floss tassels, and lace trim of gold-colored metal strip wrapped on silk core
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Decorative border. Narrow, dagged, white silk, gauze band with a repeating undulating stalk motif having various seminaturalistic blossoms and leaves. Polychrome floss silk and metallic yarns. A metallic yarn lace trim edges the gauze. A small ball pendant at the point of each dag. Several repairs to ground and embroidery. Point, Buratto.
Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection