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Point, punto tagliato or tela tagliata cut-work towel

Italian


Dimensions

77 x 148 cm (30 5/16 x 58 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.48 x .77

Accession Number

07.320

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen towel. Around the edge a narrow border of alternate squares of cut work and reticella. Across each end wider borders of the same work of which the design is composed of various sized squares and oblongs. Noticeable in the design are small birds; around the edge bobbin lace. Tela tagliate, punto reale e trina a tombolo, abruzzese. Francesca Amari, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection