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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.42
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Towel
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
1600-1635
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230530
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Linen
Technique
Lace
Dimensions
194.63 x 101.6 cm (76 5/8 x 40 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: paper, written: "32 pieces/ Lent by Mrs. T.F. Richardson 6173/ Fine old Italian towel/ Filet brodé/ Guipure border. 17th century"
Provenance
Mrs. Charles J. White, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1937
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White
Accession Year
1937
Object Number
1937.42
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Linen towel with border of embroidered lace (lacis) and panels top and bottom with a stylized floral pattern; needle lace edging (punto in aria)

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