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Insertion fragment

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Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of knotted net embroidered with design of a female figure wearing a triangular shape long skirt.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

European, early 17th to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 67.5 cm (4 1/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.60

Medium or Technique

Linen; knotted net embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch (filet work)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles