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A work made of squares and rectangles of: linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered in back, hem, overcast, square open work stitches and needle lace fillings; and squares of linen, knotted square netting embroidered in cloth, darning, and interlocking lace stitches; darned and overcast bars, darned points and squares, and darned and woven wheels; edged with linen, bobbin lace; linen, plain weave cut work with needle lace fillings, and points of linen, needle lace worked on a cut and drawn thread grid.
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  • A work made of squares and rectangles of: linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered in back, hem, overcast, square open work stitches and needle lace fillings; and squares of linen, knotted square netting embroidered in cloth, darning, and interlocking lace stitches; darned and overcast bars, darned points and squares, and darned and woven wheels; edged with linen, bobbin lace; linen, plain weave cut work with needle lace fillings, and points of linen, needle lace worked on a cut and drawn thread grid.

Date:

1601/25

Artist:

Italy

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Origin

Italy

Date

1601–1625

Medium

Squares and rectangles of: linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered in back, hem, overcast, square open work stitches and needle lace fillings; and squares of linen, knotted square netting embroidered in cloth, darning, and interlocking lace stitches; darned and overcast bars, darned points and squares, and darned and woven wheels; edged with linen, bobbin lace; linen, plain weave cut work with needle lace fillings, and points of linen, needle lace worked on a cut and drawn thread grid

Dimensions

195.7 x 147 cm (77 x 57 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1978.971

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