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Band (Italy)

This is a Band. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silk on linen and its technique is embroidered in double running stitch on plain weave, with needle lace edging. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Marco Grassi. It is credited Gift of Marco Grassi.

  • Border (Italy)
  • silk embroidery, linen foundation, glass beads.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1896-1-101

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.5 x 79 cm (9 1/4 x 31 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Band (Italy); silk on linen; H x W: 23.5 x 79 cm (9 1/4 x 31 1/8 in.); Gift of Marco Grassi; 1978-157-3

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