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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made out of squares of drawn-work, alternating with squares of reticella. A narrow and insignificant border of reticella on two sides.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, 17th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with elements withdrawn and embroidered with linen thread with weaving, looped and overcast stitches


Textiles and Fashion Arts