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Insertion fragment

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Insertion fragment made of knotted net embroidered with design of flowers, and an undulating band over and under which run a peacock, an eagle and a man, worked with weaving stitches (Filet work)

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection; purchased by her brother Mr. Henry W. Bliss; Gift to the MFA, December 6, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian, 17th–early 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 26.5 x 60 cm (10 7/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.642c

Medium or Technique

Linen, knotted net called filet, embroidered with weaving stitches and derivatives of weaving stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles