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Cushion cover

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 x 40.5cm (12 13/16 x 15 15/16in.)

Accession Number

07.498

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, embroidered with linen thread with button hole and looped stitches (Reticella)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cushion cover made of plain weave with a border of alternating geometrical designs done in needle lace. One design represents a wheel  the other, also in form of a wheel, has 8 petal like shapes radiating from the center. (Reticella). There is an insertion of braided bobbin lace all around the cushion cover.

Provenance

Mrs. Walter F. Brown; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter F. Brown of Venice