Costume and Textiles
Early 17th century
Artist/maker unknown, Italian
Linen plain weave with drawn-fabric and buttonhole stitches; embroidery with cutwork and needle lace
Currently not on view
1945-13-1Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes, 1945
LabelThis 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.