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Colorful silk embroidery complements the bleached ground of this gauze-weave linen textile. To produce such a fine, yet robust, buratto cloth, the warp and weft threads are highly twisted and plied, which creates a mesh-like surface that is well suited to receive embroidery. The cloth was woven in a narrow band and both selvages are preserved.

Band, Embroidered net, buratto, silk on linen, punto à rammendo, Italian

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