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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Towel or cover

Cream colored linen with bands of drawn-work across each end. The fine rectangular mesh ground is whipped with rust colored thread, the design of scrolls and foliage is darned with cream colored linen thread. Edged with fringe and band of reticella. Worn stained, repaired.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point, punto tirato or tela tirata, drawn-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts