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Border with design of scrolls and triangles made in withdrawn element One side of the border is straight and is separated from the main design by a piece of fabric. The other border is finished by a sawtooth design.


Denmam Waldo Ross collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Grecian or islands and shores of the Adriatic, 17th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with withdrawn threads, embroidered with linen thread with weaving, button hole and hem stitches (Reticella)


Textiles and Fashion Arts