Square (Italy), ca. 1920
This is a Square. It was made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello and agent: Romayne Roberts. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is linen, metallic thread and its technique is plain weave foundation; cut fabric embellished by buttonhole stitch over metallic cord pulled up regularly to form a loop; also single loops of chain stitch using the metallic cord; foundation cut after buttonhole and looped outline completed. It is a part of the Textiles department.
It is credited
Gift of Marchese Marilene Ranieri di Sorbello.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 26 x 26 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Square (Italy), ca. 1920; Made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello ; linen, metallic thread; H x W: 26 x 26 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Marchese Marilene Ranieri di Sorbello; 1979-66-12