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Altar cloth

Material: heavy cream-colored linen. Design: main field done in drawn and cut-work, border of drawn work and darning. Bobbin lace border on sides and bottom. Stylized floral motifs. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred McCormick for The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian?, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

64.1005

Medium or Technique

Linen; lace, point, punto tirato, drawn-work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles