Insertion fragment

Possibly Italian
17th–19th century


Dimensions

28 x 52.5 cm (11 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.62

Medium or Technique

Linen; gauze weave embroidered with weaving stitch (Buratto)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen insertion fragment with serpentine border design at top and bottom. Center motives are running putties flanking a Tree of Life alternating with Christian signs IHS.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross collection; gift to the MFA September 1st, 1896

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection