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Insertion fragment

Probably Italian
17th–19th century


Object Place: Possibly Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 20 cm (6 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.646

Medium or Technique

Linen; knotted net embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch, (Filet)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment, possibly from a furnishing fabric, with a very crude design of a “Fleur de lys”. Fragment of plain weave linen attached at bottom edge.

Provenance

Purchased from Mrs. John Marshall by Mr. Henry W. Bliss; Gift to the MFA, December 6, 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss