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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Square (Italy), ca. 1920

This is a Square. It was made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello and agent: Romayne Roberts. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is linen, metallic thread and its technique is plain weave foundation; cut fabric embellished by buttonhole stitch over metallic cord pulled up regularly to form a loop; also single loops of chain stitch using the metallic cord; foundation cut after buttonhole and looped outline completed. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26 x 26 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Square (Italy), ca. 1920; Made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello ; linen, metallic thread; H x W: 26 x 26 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); 1979-66-12

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