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Point lace

French
18th century


Dimensions

7.5 x 35 cm (2 15/16 x 13 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .35 x .075

Accession Number

23.676

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of sprays of flowers on a mesh with a hexagonal filling called réseau rosacé. Lace with this type of ground is often called Argentella.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss