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Border (Italy), 16th–17th century

This is a Border. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of laid cords with needle lace, reticella style. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 315.8 x 7.1 cm (10 ft. 4 5/16 in. x 2 13/16 in.)

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Border (Italy), 16th–17th century; linen; H x W: 315.8 x 7.1 cm (10 ft. 4 5/16 in. x 2 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-93

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