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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of gauze weave embroidered with design of a waving stem from which grows grapes and several varieties of leaves.

Provenance

Gardner Brewer Collection; to Mrs. Arthur Croft; Bequest to the MFA, July 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Italian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

01.4980

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles