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Insertion fragment

Italian or German
17th–19th century


Object Place: Italy or Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.645

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, embroidered with a serpentine grape vine design worked with a weaving stitch. The whole design is outined by a guimp formed with 2 threads.

Provenance

Purchased from Mrs. John Marshall by Mr. Henry W. Bliss; Gift to the MFA, December 6, 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss