Requires Photography

Gauze (buratto) band

Sardinian
18th century


Object Place: Sardinia

Dimensions

34 x 209 cm (13 3/8 x 82 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.836

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; lace, Gauze, Buratto

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Stylized geometric leaf and blossom motives repeating alternately on either side of a continuous undulating angular branch. Length-wise borders bearing simple repeating alternating bird and blossom motif. White linen yarns on a rust silk ground. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection