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Point lace

Buratto. Hanging. Heliotrope silk buratto worked with a scrolling floral design of flowers in bright yellow, pink, greens, blues, heliotrope and white; is used as borders on three sides of a piece of green silk. Red and gold fringe on three sides.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

01.6299

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles