Object Place: Italy
21 x 94.5 cm (8 1/4 x 37 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lace, Point, Buratto, gauze weave
Not On View
Pale brown ground of gauze weave with extra twist in warp between each weft. Main field shows a row of stylized S-shaped leaves between single rows of stylized sprigs. Design embroidered in darning stitch with white yarn, outlined with stem stitch in yellow. Woven gold and silver braid along three sides; traces of violet silk along fourth side. Holes in ground.
Special Textile Fund