Insertion fragment

Possibly Italian (Sicily)
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 20 cm (3 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6335a

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, withdrawn element, embroidered with linen in overcast and weaving stitches

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric embroidered with designs with griffon and dog with scrolling vines.

Provenance

Gardner Brewer Collection; Bequest to MFA of Mrs. Arthur Croft, July 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection