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Rectangular panel of unpatterned yellow silk with a darned fillet (buratto) border bearing connected repeating stylized floral and branch motifs and small hearts. Brown silk and white linen yarns on a linen fillet. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

43.900

Medium or Technique

Silk buratto with linen embroidery, silk lace, and silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles