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A work made of linen, twenty-four squares of square netting (filet) embroidered in cloth, darning, and twined double running stitches; alternating with twenty-four squares of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work embroidered in cross, darning, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; knots, overcast bars, buttonhole, darned, and woven wheels; needle lace filling stitches; appliquéd with plain weave and embroidered in back, bullion, cross, half cross, detached chain, double running, running, satin, single satin, surface satin, and stem stitches; buttonhole wheels, eyelet holes, and french knots; edged with bobbin straight lace.
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  • A work made of linen, twenty-four squares of square netting (filet) embroidered in cloth, darning, and twined double running stitches; alternating with twenty-four squares of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work embroidered in cross, darning, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; knots, overcast bars, buttonhole, darned, and woven wheels; needle lace filling stitches; appliquéd with plain weave and embroidered in back, bullion, cross, half cross, detached chain, double running, running, satin, single satin, surface satin, and stem stitches; buttonhole wheels, eyelet holes, and french knots; edged with bobbin straight lace.

Date:

c. 1620/30

Artist:

France

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Title

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Origin

France

Date

1610–1640

Medium

Linen, twenty-four squares of square netting (filet) embroidered in cloth, darning, and twined double running stitches; alternating with twenty-four squares of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work embroidered in cross, darning, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; knots, overcast bars, buttonhole, darned, and woven wheels; needle lace filling stitches; appliquéd with plain weave and embroidered in back, bullion, cross, half cross, detached chain, double running, running, satin, single satin, surface satin, and stem stitches; buttonhole wheels, eyelet holes, and French knots; edged with bobbin straight lace

Dimensions

105.3 × 137.3 cm (41 1/2 × 54 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1986.11

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