This is a Border fragment. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is linen, silk, metal-wrapped silk and its technique is silk embroidery using back and montenegrin cross stitch; metal thread embroidery using chain, detached buttonhole or looping (sometimes padded), satin, overcast loops, and whipped stem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 11 x 51 cm (4 5/16 x 20 1/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Border Fragment; linen, silk, metal-wrapped silk; H x W: 11 x 51 cm (4 5/16 x 20 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor; 1949-64-16