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Point - Buratto Ground: buratto (gauze) woven with brown silk. Design: zigzag of conventionalized angular leaves embroidered (darning) with several shades of yellow, green, blue and pale pink silk. Very poor condition, worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 87 13/16 x 5 1/8 in. (223 x 13 cm)

Accession Number

38.1084

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles