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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragment, probably from a furnishing fabric, made of knotted net embroidered with the design of a stylized horned animal. There is a narrow border on three sides.


Purchased from Mrs. John Marshall by Mr. Henry W. Bliss; Gift to the MFA, December 6, 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Probably Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Probably Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts