Point lace, punto tirato or tela tirata drawn-work

Italian


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 144 cm (3 3/8 x 56 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.324

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with drawn work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Long strip of drawn-work with the Madonna and Child; a saint with a cross; a saint on horseback, possibly St. George with the dragon. The Virgin (?) with crown and cross. The angel of death with a scythe. Symbols and the words “Oratte, Frafii, and the letters F R”. Tela tirata (Sicilian). Francesca Amari, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection