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Mat

Mat, made of plain weave embroidered with a stylized design composed of a yellow square center from which radiates elements resembling , fleur de lys, wing like and acorn like patterns, partly shaded with yellow embroidery and outlined with either a blue or purple silk thread. The mat is edged...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

07.326

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, embroidered with yellow, purple and blue silk threads with back, satin and button hole stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles