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Border

Italian or Spanish
17th century


Dimensions

166 x 33 cm (65 3/8 x 13 in.); Legacy dimension: .33 x 1.66 linen and border

Accession Number

28.84

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border, sewed on three sides of a piece of linen. Ground: cream white linen. Design: conventionalized flower and leaf forms, worked in cross-stitch with red silk. Fringe of red silk and white linen, sewed on.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates