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Tent stitch, Italian punto à spina pesce border

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White linen. The background is solidly embroidered with red silk. The design of conventional, symmetrical forms arranged vertically and connected by obliquely arranged irregular bands giving the effect of an undulating line, is of white linen detailed with red silk. Patched with red damask. ...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish or Eastern,


29 x 64 cm (11 7/16 x 25 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .64 x .29

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts