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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, undyed linen with a design of serpentine vines; two leaves in each triangular space.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Probably Italian, 17th–19th century

Accession Number

01.4979

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles