Lace

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

20 x 29 cm (7 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .29 x .20

Accession Number

07.385

Medium or Technique

Linen; Point, Cutwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The plain linen in this piece is embroidered with punto riccio, punto reale, and punto quadra. A strip of cut-work with a band of reticella above and below it. Sewed to the edge of one piece of reticella are points of the same work. Above the other band of reticella is a piece of linen in which are groups of square openings and embroidery.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection