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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

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Four rectangular bands of linen gauze, each decorated with a semi-naturalistic horizontally undulating leafy stalk in polychrome silk yarns, bordered all around with scalloped metallic and silk yarn lace; all mounted on a pink silk backing. Good condition; packing stained and faded in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1675–1725

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

43.454

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles