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Insertion fragment

Italian
17th–19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 104 cm (4 1/2 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.175

Medium or Technique

Linen, knotted net embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch (Filet)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, with a central design of a fountain with birds, flanked by large lion-like animals and maritime vessels.

Provenance

Mr. Francis H. Bigelow; Gift to the MFA, May 7, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Hill Bigelow