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Border fragment

Border, dyed red, used either on furnishing or on costume. The design is made out of squares which are filed with rosettes of two slightly varying designs. On one edge are deep points with similar rosettes in them.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, mid-16th–19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

15.360

Medium or Technique

Linen; needle lace (Reticella)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles