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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of blue gauze weave embroidered with design of a leaf in white linen. The design is arranged diagonally.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th–19th century

Accession Number

07.413

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles