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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of knotted net embroidered with a serpentine design. At the center of each design is a three leaf motive.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, 17th–19th century

Object Place

Possibly Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, knotted net embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch (Filet)


Textiles and Fashion Arts