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Tablecover (Italy), late 16th century

This is a Tablecover. It is dated late 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 Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of withdrawn element work with needle lace, reticella style.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: 94 x 43 cm (37 x 16 15/16 in.); foundation grid: 5/8 inches square

Cite this object as

Tablecover (Italy), late 16th century; linen; H x W: 94 x 43 cm (37 x 16 15/16 in.); foundation grid: 5/8 inches square; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-133

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