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Embroidered border fragment

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Undyed linen plain weave border fragment. Embroidered with blue and yellow silk in double running and satin stitches creating reversible geometric pattern.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, mid 16th–mid 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 42.4 cm (3 1/16 x 16 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.432

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered in silk with double running and satin stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles