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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, with a design of an awed angel on a ground of small holes.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

23.638

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with element withdrawn and embroidered with linen thread with weaving, overcast, button hole and filling stitches (withdrawn element work)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles