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Buratto

probably Italian


Dimensions

26 x 369 cm (10 1/4 x 145 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.69 x 0.26 not including linen & fringe

Accession Number

26.257

Medium or Technique

Linen, lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rust colored linen buratto worked with natural colored linen in buratto stitch and a square stitch. Design: conventional plant forms growing from an undulating line. Leaf and flower forms suggest birds. Sewed to narrow band of linen on one side, and edged by linen fringe on other.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney