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Pillow case

European
late 18th to mid-19th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 58cm (18 1/2 x 22 13/16in.)

Accession Number

95.989

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave embroidered with linen thread with button holes and flat stitches (Reticella work)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pillow case made of plain weave embroidered, at the four corners, with a reticella geometrical design. Each motive is surrounded by curved designs done in flat stitches.

Provenance

Mr. J. W. Paige; Bequest to the MFA, April 16, 1895

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige