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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Darned netting

Design: conventional floral patterns in large S-shaped curves worked in cloth stitch. At one end design changes to more open pattern with bird worked in Sardinian stitch, similar to buratto stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Punto a maglia quadra


Textiles and Fashion Arts