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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, undyed linen with design of serpentine vines with leaves and grapes.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Probably Italian, 17th–19th century

Accession Number

83.227

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles