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Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of gauze weave embroidered with design of peacock and stylized tree of life.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, September 1, 1896

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

European, 17th to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 55 cm (4 15/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.61

Medium or Technique

Linen; gauze weave embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch filling

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles