Undyed linen fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric embroidered with designs with griffon and dog with scrolling vines.
Gardner Brewer Collection; Bequest to MFA of Mrs. Arthur Croft, July 1901
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection
Possibly Italian (Sicily), 16th–17th century
Overall: 9.4 x 20 cm (3 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, plain weave, withdrawn element, embroidered with linen in overcast and weaving stitches
Textiles and Fashion Arts