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Rectangular band

Sardinian
18th century


Object Place: Sardinia

Dimensions

47 x 258 cm (18 1/2 x 101 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.980

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular band. Stylized vase with floral spray and symmetrical leaves repeating alternately overturned within compartments formed by a continuous stylized meandering leafy branch. Small animals and simple designs in the interstices. Length-wise borders with stylized bird and geometric motives repeating alternately. White linen and blue cotton yarns on a rust linen and silk (?) gauze (buratto) ground. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection