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Linen square

European
17th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 21.7 cm (9 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.84

Medium or Technique

Linen; plain weave, withdrawn element with embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen square, hemmed on three sides, selvedge on one side. Rows of small holes form the design.

Provenance

Mrs. Hollis French; Gift to the MFA, April 14, 1938

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hollis French