Drawn work lace
Overall: 9.7 x 43.5 cm (3 13/16 x 17 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
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Drawn work. Ground: linen with threads drawn in both directions. Design: geometric figures darned in white linen, each enclosing a lozenge with radiating lines worked with reddish orange and yellowish green silk, whipped over foundation threads to form rectangular mesh. Lozenges and triangles worked in the same manner, with addition of neutral violet silk form the background of the design.
From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky.
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot