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Point lace, punto tagliato or tela tagliata cut-work

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

10.5 x 10.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .105 x .105

Accession Number

07.779

Medium or Technique

Linen, point, Punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The linen is embroidered with punto quadra and punto reale. The Eastern origin of the design is very apparent in the rows of flower or cup forms made of two triangles, each with a one curved point.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection