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1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Square (Italy), ca. 1930

This is a Square. It was made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is silk on linen and its technique is satin, stem, and couching stitches on plain weave (couching thread making the pattern); running stitches with very long float and short tie down with a short overhand or stem stitch covering the tie down point. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 59.5 x 61 cm (23 7/16 x 24 in.)

Cite this object as

Square (Italy), ca. 1930; Made by Scuola Ricami Ranieri di Sorbello ; silk on linen; H x W: 59.5 x 61 cm (23 7/16 x 24 in.); 1979-66-19

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