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Cover

Unpatterned linen field with linen fillet (buratto) panels worked in linen and floss silk yarns attached to either end, bearing flowers on a curling stem repeating and surrounded by smaller flowers. Outer border of lace worked in like manner. Minor stains.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

43.890

Medium or Technique

Silk floss embroidery on linen plain weave, and silk and linen lace trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles