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Fillet

Hanging. Darned fillet. Connected repeating motif of two fantastic birds confronted flanking a column which flares into highly stylized symmetrical leaves. White linen yarns on a brown silk/linen fillet. Attached white linen upper border and fringe. Some stains.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Sardinian, 18th century

Object Place

Sardinia

Accession Number

45.981

Medium or Technique

Linen, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles