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Italian punto à spina pesce. White linen. The background is closely embroidered with red silk. The design of symmetrical bunches of very conventional plant forms connected by diagonally arranged diamonds and conventional seed vessels, is of plain linen detailed with embroidery.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish or Eastern,


Overall: 29.3 x 16.2 cm (11 9/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts