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Border fragment

Possibly Italian
17th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 58 cm (2 9/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.354

Medium or Technique

Linen, needle lace (punto in aria)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Needle lace border fragment, either use on furnishing or on costume; the design consists of a zigzag line enclosing symmetrical groups of stylized forms. One edge is finished with small half circle designs alternating with small triangles.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection