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Cover or mat

Cover or mat made out of plain weave with cut work arranged in losanges with geometrical designs. Diagonal bands of red silk thread frame the cut work. The four sides are also embroidered with red silk thread with a small abstract geometrical design.

Provenance

Mr. J.W. Paige; Bequest to the MFA, April 16, 1906

Credit Line

Bequest of J. W. Paige

Italian, 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

95.990

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave,cut work embroidered with linen thread with button hole and looping stitches the plain weave part is embroidered with red silk with flat stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles