Fragment of a border or an insertion
Overall: 15 x 115 cm (5 7/8 x 45 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen; plain weave embroidered with linen thread in overcast stitch (deflected element work)
Not On View
Undyed linen fragment of a border or insertion. Serpentine design of stylised flowers; narrow band at finished edged with serpentine design. Possibly part of a border of a curtain or giraletto, flounce for the top of a bed.
A. Shuman; gift to the MFA August 8, 1907
Gift of Abraham Shuman