Requires Photography

Point lace, reticella

Italian
16th–early 17th century


Dimensions

18 x 17 cm (7 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .17 x .18

Accession Number

07.401

Medium or Technique

Lace, point Reticella

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made on a linen foundation. This piece shows plainly the way in which reticella developed, until finally punto in aria was envolved. Picots on edges and at the intersection of the different parts of the design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection