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Insertion fragment

Possibly Italian
16th–19th century


Object Place: Possibly Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 61 cm (5 5/16 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

07.359

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, with withdrawn threads, embroidered with linen thread with button hole, weaving and overcast stitches (withdrawn element, reticella)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragments made out of three rows of squares of reticella, alternating with squares of withdrawn elements. On two sides there is a narrow border of reticella.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection