Cutwork lace

possibly 16th century


Dimensions

27 x 41 cm (10 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .41 x .27

Accession Number

83.228

Medium or Technique

Point lace

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Punto tagliato or tela tagliata. Remarkable for combination of punto reale and punto riccio. The cut-work looks more Italian than Spanish while the reticella edge, later in date, is heavier than the appearance of Spanish work.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige