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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, with geometrical designs alternating with designs of very tiny stylized flowers. The design is framed by two borders of little squares. Each square is embroidered with picots.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, September 2, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

20.914

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave and cut work embroidered with linen thread with satin stitches, button hole stitches and other filling stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles