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Border (Italy)

This is a Border. It is dated late 16th–early 17th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of laid cords with needle lace (reticella style), edge of punto in aria. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39.3 x 18.3 cm (15 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Italy); Previously owned by Miss Frances Morris ; linen; H x W: 39.3 x 18.3 cm (15 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-50-215

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