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Insertion fragment

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 10 cm (2 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.638

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with element withdrawn and embroidered with linen thread with weaving, overcast, button hole and filling stitches (withdrawn element work)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, with a design of an awed angel on a ground of small holes.

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