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Gauze (buratto) band

Stylized geometric leaf and blossom motives repeating alternately on either side of a continuous undulating angular branch. Length-wise borders bearing simple repeating alternating bird and blossom motif. White linen yarns on a rust silk ground. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Sardinian, 18th century

Object Place

Sardinia

Accession Number

43.836

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; lace, Gauze, Buratto

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles