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Border

Italian
17th to mid-19th century


Object Place: Italian

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 64.5 cm (9 13/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

81.57

Medium or Technique

Linen; knotted net embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch and overcast stitch; fringe border (filet work)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of knotted net embroidered with center design of a fontain flanked by mythical beasts blowing a horn; the border is finished by fringes

Provenance

Mrs. George W. Wales; Gift to the MFA, May 2, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales