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Punto di Milano, band from a table cover?

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

16 x 357 cm (6 5/16 x 140 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.57 x .16 including fringe

Accession Number

33.454

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white linen. Design: zig-zag of conventionalized branches, leaves, and fruit with narrow border of leaves above and below; the pattern left in white linen, the ground worked with red silk, the linen threads drawn together in groups to form close rectangular mesh. Red and white silk fringe, sewed across bottom. See 33.355.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond