Punto di Milano, band from a table cover?
16 x 357 cm (6 5/16 x 140 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.57 x .16 including fringe
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
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Ground: white linen. Design: zig-zag of conventionalized branches, leaves, and fruit with narrow border of leaves above and below; the pattern left in white linen, the ground worked with red silk, the linen threads drawn together in groups to form close rectangular mesh. Red and white silk fringe, sewed across bottom. See 33.355.
Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond