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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.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts