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Insertion border

Insertion border, probably from a furnishing fabric. The design of lines forming large and small intersecting diamonds is detailed with picots and raised dots, on the edges are narrower straight borders with straight bars and seed-like forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, needle lace (Reticella)


Textiles and Fashion Arts