Cover (Italy), early 20th century
This is a Cover. It was made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is linen and its technique is foundation: plain weave with cutwork. cover has embroidery and cut work. cut work has needle lace fillings. embroidery stitches are stem, buttonhole, single chain loop, satin, star, french knots, "attached looping", herringbone. edging: needle lace. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 32 x 44 cm (12 5/8 x 17 5/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Cover (Italy), early 20th century; Made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello ; linen; H x W: 32 x 44 cm (12 5/8 x 17 5/16 in.); 1979-66-9