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Point lace, Reticella

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

21.5 x 40 cm (8 7/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .40 x .215

Accession Number

07.796

Medium or Technique

Lace, point Reticella

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A heavy braid is used for the foundation of this piece. Made with coarse thread and uneven workmanship, but with main lines of punto stuoia, and secondary lines of punto cordonetta.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection