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Border (Italy), late 16th–early 17th century

This is a Border. It is dated late 16th–early 17th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of laid cords with needle lace (reticella style); edge of punto in aria. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Frances Morris. It is credited Gift of Frances Morris.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 182 x 18 cm (5 ft. 11 5/8 in. x 7 1/16 in.)

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Border (Italy), late 16th–early 17th century; linen; H x W: 182 x 18 cm (5 ft. 11 5/8 in. x 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Frances Morris; 1951-111-64

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