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Darned netting lace

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

180 x 41 cm (70 7/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.41 x 1.80

Accession Number

26.253

Medium or Technique

Point, punto a maglia quadra, darned netting

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Broad border with narrow border on three sides. The design, of geometric plant-forms and diagonal bands is worked with cloth stitch and buratto stitch. It has been patched in one place with a piece of bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney