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Band of embroidery

Band, natural colored linen, with design of oak leaves and acorns in linen with details worked in crimson silk double running stitch, ground of drawn fabric rectangular mesh, lower edge trimmed with crimson silk and white silk double fringe arranged to form scallops.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

50.137

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; double running stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles