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Point lace, punto de España, fusada en oro

Spanish
17th century


Dimensions

27 x 27 cm (10 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.27 x 0.27

Accession Number

23.663

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; point, punto de España, fusada en oro

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Monstrance Stand. In the center of a design of conventionalized leaves is the lamb with the banner. Silver and gold threads made by winding thin strips of metal on linen or silk threads form the design. They are held in place by button hole stitches taken far apart, with linen thread.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss