Point lace, punto tirato or tela tirata drawn-work
Overall: 8.5 x 144 cm (3 3/8 x 56 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with drawn work
Not On View
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.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection