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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of gauze weave embroidered with a stylized design worked in a diagonal manner. Border at top and bottom.


Purchased from Mrs. John Marshall by Mr. Henry W. Bliss; Gift to the MFA, December 6, 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Probaly Italian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Probably Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, gauze weave, embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch (Buratto)


Textiles and Fashion Arts