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Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 56 5/16 x 39 3/8 in. (143 x 100 cm)

Accession Number

38.1087

Medium or Technique

Lace, point - buratto

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Green silk with border of buratto (gauze) sewed around edge. The buratto is woven with green silk embroidered with cream colored linen and yellow silk in a conventionalized floral pattern. Edged with bobbin lace woven with green and yellow silk and cream colored linen. Stained, spotted with wax and worn. Many small holes in green silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman