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Border fragment

Probably Italian
17th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 60.5 cm (7 1/2 x 23 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1275

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with cut work and elements withdrawn, embroidered with linen thread with button hole stitches (Reticella), and satin stitches and other filling stitches. One border has a strip of braided bobbin Lace.

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of plain weave embroidered with geometrical designs outlined with satin stitches; one edge is decorated with tassels.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, April 10, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection