This is a border. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is linen and its technique is grid of laid cords with needle lace, reticella style. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 315.8 x 7.1 cm (10 ft. 4 5/16 in. x 2 13/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Border (Italy); Previously owned by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt (American, 1830–1912); linen; H x W: 315.8 x 7.1 cm (10 ft. 4 5/16 in. x 2 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-93