Cover or mat

Italian
Late 16th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 63 x 34 cm (24 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.991

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with elements withdrawn and cut work, embroidered with linen thread with button hole, looping, stem and hem stitches.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover or mat, made of plain weave with cut work embroidered with geometrical designs. The plain weave part is embroidered with a stylized design and a ladder like hem stitch design runs accross the piece.

Provenance

Mr. J.W. Paige; Bequest to the MFA, April 16, 1895

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige