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Cushion cover

Cushion cover made of plain weave with a border of alternating geometrical designs done in needle lace. One design represents a wheel ; the other, also in form of a wheel, has 8 petal like shapes radiating from the center. (Reticella). There is an insertion of braided bobbin lace all around the...

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Mrs. Walter F. Brown; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

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Gift of Mrs. Walter F. Brown of Venice

Italian, 17th century

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Linen, plain weave, embroidered with linen thread with button hole and looped stitches (Reticella)


Textiles and Fashion Arts