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Undyed linen fragment. Open work design with male figure with scrolling vines.

Provenance

Gardner Brewer Collection; Bequest to MFA of Mrs. Arthur Croft, July 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Possibly Italian (Sicily), 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 19.5 cm (4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6335b

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, withdrawn element,embroidered with linen in overcast and weaving stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles