Border

Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 67.5 cm (3 13/16 x 26 9/16 in.) Other (Height x width: part b): 67.5 x 9.4cm (26 9/16 x 3 11/16in.)

Accession Number

89.210

Medium or Technique

Linen, needle lace (raised Venetian point lace)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border done in needle lace technique with design in the style of Venetian needle lace, patterned with a scrolling floral vine. There are many different filings used in the creation of these flowers. Two edges are finished with picots.

Provenance

Mrs. Turner Sargent; Gift to the MFA, June 4, 1889

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)