Drawnwork lace

probably Italian
16th century


Dimensions

35 x 69 cm (13 3/4 x 27 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.69 x 0.35

Accession Number

26.252

Medium or Technique

Point lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of a row of unicorns facing each other in pairs. Above and below are bands with alternating birds and trees. Threads have been drawn out through the design and other threads darned back.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney