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Stylized asymmetrical leafy sprig repeating at various angles in staggered rows. A small four-petal motif in the interstices. Fillet weave (buratto) ground. Geometric motives and green fringe at either motives and green fringe on a green silk net. Stained, several repairs to netting.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

W. Mediterranean, Italian (?), 18th–19th century

Object Place

W. Mediterranean, Italy (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts