Lace point cuff
19th century (about 1830)
81.1 cm (31 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 81.10 .19 x .08
Medium or Technique
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Made to be worn with 81.8. Punto a rilievo a fiorami. Popular name punto a cameo. Raised Venetian point. Gros point de Venise. Made in Venice around 1830. The decadence of the art of lace making in this period in Venice is shown in the workmanship and the relief of the picot.
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales