Object Place: Italy (Sicily)
Overall: 33 x 47 cm (13 x 18 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, plain weave, cut work, embroidered with linen thread with button hole, flat and composites stitches
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Pillow case made of plain weave with a border of 2 alternating square embroidered designs done in button hole,loop, composite and flat stitches. One square design is a geometrical pattern in cut work; the other is embroidered on a plain weave background. The pillow case is framed by a tooth like design done in button stitches.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907
Denman Waldo Ross Collection