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Border (Italy), mid-16th century

This is a Border. It is dated mid-16th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of withdrawn element work with needle lace, reticella style. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 68.8 x 11 cm (27 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Italy), mid-16th century; linen; H x W: 68.8 x 11 cm (27 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-125

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