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Border fragment

Possibly Dalmatian (Ragusa)
16th–19th century


Object Place: Ragusa (Modern Dubrovnik), Croatia

Dimensions

4.5 x 19 cm (1 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

09.11

Medium or Technique

Linen needlework

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A narrow band of undyed linen with an open work design of small blocks; on one edge of this are wheels finished with tassels. Made in Ragusa, and brought from there by the donor in 1908, who divided the strip of lace equally between her own collection, the Metropolitan Museum, N.Y. and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Provenance

Miss Florence Colgate; gift to the MFA, January 14, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Florence Colgate