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Fragment, either used in furnishing or on a costume. A geometrical, wheel like design in the center is formed with 4 triangle and 4 square shapes. Some surface embroidery surrounds the central design.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th to 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.387

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, embroidered with linen thread with looping, button hole and chain stitches Cut work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles