Object Place: Italy
8.5 x 81.5 cm (3 3/8 x 32 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lace, Point, Buratto, gauze weave
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Pale brown ground of gauze weave with extra twist in warp between each weft. Stylized leaf pattern embroidered in darning stitch with white yarn and outlined in stem stitch with yellow. Woven gold and silver braid with free loops sewn along one long side. Traces of violet silk along other side. A few holes in ground.
Special Textile Fund