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Pillow case

"17th cent.; very rare" Loan Receipt. Heavy white linen pillow case; on one end are embroidered with cross-stitch in black silk, three vases of flowers and birds, and the name Heinrich Oslrich, below this is a deep border of darned netting with a diagonal mesh, and the design of a double-headed...

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Lent by Mrs. T. F. Richardson, Dec. 11, 1890. Transferred to Mrs. Charles J. White April 5, 1932. Returned April 3, 1933. Gift May 4, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White

German, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; point, darned netting, punto a maglia quadra


Textiles and Fashion Arts