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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, from either a furnishing fabric or costume, of mezza mandolina; large square knotted mesh embroidered with weaving stitches to create a four lobed design.

Provenance

Exchanged for D 2286 with Miss Carolina Amari

Credit Line

By exchange with Miss Florence Colgate

Possibly Italian, 16th–19th century

Accession Number

07.90

Medium or Technique

Linen, knotted net embroidered with weaving and filling stitches (Mezza Mandolina)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles