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.
Mr. J.W. Paige; Bequest to the MFA, April 16, 1895
Bequest of James William Paige
Italian, Late 16th century
Overall: 63 x 34 cm (24 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, plain weave with elements withdrawn and cut work, embroidered with linen thread with button hole, looping, stem and hem stitches.