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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment embroidered with a serpentine design. The design is outlined by a thicker white thread. There is a stylized tree of life design at the center of each scroll.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th–19th century

Accession Number

07.418

Medium or Technique

Silk, gauze weave embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch (Buratto)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles