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Insertion fragment

Possibly Italian
17th–19th century


Dimensions

10.5 x 45 cm (4 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.789

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with elements withdrawn and embroidered with linen thread with weaving, looped and overcast stitches

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made out of squares of drawn-work, alternating with squares of reticella. A narrow and insignificant border of reticella on two sides.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection