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Border fragment

Border fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, embroidered with open diagonally placed squares, dividing the linen into diamonds. In each diamond is an open square with four groups of pairs of elongated diamonds ending in scrolls, done with laidwork. Eyelet holes and picots are used also....

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

15.358

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, withdrawn elements and cut work embroidered with linen thread, with satin stitches and other filling stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles