Band
Border

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Geography:
Made in Italy, Europe

Date:
Early 17th century

Medium:
Linen plain weave with drawn-fabric and buttonhole stitches; embroidery with cutwork and needle lace

Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 134 inches (19.1 x 340.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1945-13-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes, 1945

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Label:
This border was created by drawing together linen threads with a buttonhole stitch as well as by cutting away the linen and then building motifs using a dense buttonhole stitch. Pomegranates are included in the loose, freeform pattern.