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Lace

Probably Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

8.5 x 81.5 cm (3 3/8 x 32 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.363

Medium or Technique

Lace, Point, Buratto, gauze weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pale brown ground of gauze weave with extra twist in warp between each weft. Stylized leaf pattern embroidered in darning stitch with white yarn and outlined in stem stitch with yellow. Woven gold and silver braid with free loops sewn along one long side. Traces of violet silk along other side. A few holes in ground.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund