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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of knotted net embroidered with a scrolling design of naturalistic leaves and flowers. Each flower has 8 petals and a cluster of 3 leaves.

Provenance

Mr. J.W. Paige; Gift to the MFA, October 24, 1883

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

83.464

Medium or Technique

Linen; knotted net embroidered with linen thread with weaving stitch (filet work)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles