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Lace point cuff

Italian
19th century (about 1830)


Dimensions

81.1 cm (31 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 81.10 .19 x .08

Accession Number

81.10

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales