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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of plain weave embroidered with a geometrical design worked in a diagonal; very badly damaged in two spots.

Provenance

Denman Walo Ross; Gift to the MFA, December 11, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Grecian or islands and shores of the Adriatic, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Greece

Accession Number

07.809

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave with withdrawn elements and embroidered with linen thread with looped and button hole stitches (Reticella)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles