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Punto di Milano, band from a table cover?

Ground: white linen. Design: zig-zag of conventionalized branches, leaves, and fruit with narrow border of leaves above and below; the pattern left in white linen, the ground worked with red silk, the linen threads drawn together in groups to form close rectangular mesh. Red and white silk...

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Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts