Insertion fragment

Italian
17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a- 1.51 x .27 b- .50 x .27 c- .57 x .27 d- .50 x .27 e- .27 x .27 f- .42 x .27

Accession Number

23.642a-f

Medium or Technique

Linen, knotted net called filet, embroidered with weaving stitches and derivatives of weaving stitches

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment made of knotted net embroidered with design of flowers, grapes and an undulating band over and under which run birds, animals and men; worked with cloth stitch. (Filet work)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss