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Bobbin lace

Italian
Late 15th–early 16th century


Dimensions

2.5 x 120 cm (1 x 47 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.20 x .025

Accession Number

95.1268

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Merletto a fuselli (trina a fuselli). This simple pillow insertion of coarse thread but good workmanship is very effective when sewed between linen. Carolina Amari, 1906. Two narrow braids with loops on the edges are joined by a wider zig zag braid.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection