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Textile fragment

Textile fragment of undyed linen. Cut work design consists of rows of 5 holes with center one embroidered, embellished by surface embroidery. These rows alternate with rows of small embroidered single holes.

Provenance

Miss Louise M. Nathust; Gift to the MFA, March 24, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Probably Italian, Probably 19th century

Accession Number

98.50

Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, cut work embroidered with linen with overcast and couching stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles