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Darned netting

Thin, loosely woven linen with a deep band of darned netting at each end. The design of lions facing each other across a fountain is worked in cloth stitch. (Design similar to 26.254, but on smaller scale.) Narrow bobbin lace edges the whole piece. Mended in many places.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney

16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts