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Punto di Milano, drawn-work towel

Ground: cream white linen. Design: narrow borders along each side, and wider ones across each end with very conventional undulating vine, the background worked with red silk. Red and white silk fringe sewed around the edge.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts