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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter F. Brown of Venice

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

07.498

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles