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Insertion fragment

Probably Italian
17th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 55cm (2 3/8 x 21 5/8in.)

Accession Number

95.1271

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with withdrawn threads, embroidered with linen thread with woven hem and overcast stitches (Withdrawn element work)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion band with open design made in withdrawn element work. There are three rows of identical spider-like design. Each spider-like design has 9 little holes in its center.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross collection; Gift to the MFA, April 10, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection