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Long band divided into square compartments with various vegetative and geometric motives. Scallop-like edges. White cotton yarns, worked to resemble lace. Good condition.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly German, early 19th century

Object Place

Germany (possibly)

Dimensions

177.5 x 14.5 cm (69 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1025

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles