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Cushion cover

This cushion cover has 10 big and 12 small squares embroidered with a geometrical design . One of the small squares is no longer visible, it has been badly repaired. A bobbin lace trim joins the front and the back of the cushion. The surface embroidery is disposed in a diamond like pattern.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably late 17th or 18th century

Accession Number

07.323

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave embroidered with linen threads with looping, button hole and composite stitches Cut work and bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles