Stroke of Buratto Embroidery

Stroke of buratto embroidery, 16th century. Stroke of buratto embroidery, 16th century. Courtesy Rijksmuseum Amsterdam acc. no. BK-NM-14367-NN.

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam houses a small stroke of buratto embroidery that dates to the sixteenth century. It measures 26 x 13 cm. The floral motifs are darned in blue, green, yellow, beige and pink on a warp ground with an even-twined weft. The origin of the stroke is unknown.

See also the entry on a long length of buratto embroidery from seventeenth century Italy, now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue (retrieved 15 October 2016).


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