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Lace

Venetian
late 17th century


Dimensions

6 x 60 cm (2 3/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.31

Medium or Technique

Linen point lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Punto a rilievo a fiorami (popular name, punto a cameo). Raised Venice point (gros Point de Venise. Finished with a looped button-hole edge on the sides with the exception of a small strip, to which is sewed a bobbin made heading. No great variety in the raised work.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright