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Border fragment

Possibly Italian
17th–19th century


Object Place: Possibly Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 30 cm (13 3/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.788

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, with elements withdrawn and embroidered with linen thread with weaving, button hole and other filling stitches(Withdrawn element work)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of squares of plain weave fabric alternating with open geometrical designs. The piece is very damaged and one border has a strip of braided, triangle shaped bobbin lace.

Provenance

Denmann Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection