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Drawn work lace

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Drawn work. Ground: linen with threads drawn in both directions. Design: geometric figures darned in white linen, each enclosing a lozenge with radiating lines worked with reddish orange and yellowish green silk, whipped over foundation threads to form rectangular mesh. Lozenges and triangles...

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Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Russian,

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 43.5 cm (3 13/16 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.150

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles