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Border

Border, sewed on three sides of a piece of linen. Ground: cream white linen. Design: conventionalized flower and leaf forms, worked in cross-stitch with red silk. Fringe of red silk and white linen, sewed on.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Italian or Spanish, 17th century

Accession Number

28.84

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles