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Insertion fragment

Probably Italian
17th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 63.5 cm (5 1/2 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

08.52

Medium or Technique

Linen; gauze weave, embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch, (Buratto)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, with design of serpentine stems, stylized flower on each stem. Framed by narrow borders with leaf design.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross collection; Gift to the MFA, January 9, 908

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection