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Narrow strip of white linen divided into rectangular sections by short transverse pieces of silk ribbon. Each section worked in a different geometric or linear pattern. The letters "AS" at one end. Soiled. Stitches: cross, lace work.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably German, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Germany (probably)

Dimensions

250 x 7.8 cm (98 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1024

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit with silk ribbon trim embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles