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Band

Ground: buratto (gauze) woven with brown silk. Design: zig-zag of conventionalized angular leaves embroidered (darning) with several shades of yellow, green, blue, pale pink silk. Very poor condition, worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1086

Medium or Technique

Lace, point - buratto

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles