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Fragment

Fragment, either used on furnishing or on a costume, embroidered with a geometrical design of crosses and squares disposed in a diamond like fashion

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, late 16th to 19th century

Accession Number

07.354

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave embroidered with linen thread wit button hole stitches Reticella

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles