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Cover or mat, made of plain weave with cut work embroidered with geometrical designs. The plain weave part is embroidered with a stylized design and a ladder like hem stitch design runs accross the piece.

Provenance

Mr. J.W. Paige; Bequest to the MFA, April 16, 1895

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Italian, Late 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 63 x 34 cm (24 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.991

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with elements withdrawn and cut work, embroidered with linen thread with button hole, looping, stem and hem stitches.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles