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Border

Grecian or islands and shores of the Adriatic
17th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 69 cm (11 5/8 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.344

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with withdrawn threads, embroidered with linen thread with weaving, button hole and hem stitches (Reticella)

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Border with design of scrolls and triangles made in withdrawn element One side of the border is straight and is separated from the main design by a piece of fabric. The other border is finished by a sawtooth design.

Provenance

Denmam Waldo Ross collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection