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Insertion fragment

Grecian or islands and shores of the Adriatic
17th–18th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 34.5 cm (2 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.790

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with elements withdrawn and embroidered with linen thread with looped, button hole and composite stitches (Reticella)

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Insertion fragment , probably from a furnishing fabric , with 3 different geometrical designs; the most striking of them is a cross arranged diagonally.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection