Punto lace

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .93 x .135

Accession Number

95.916

Medium or Technique

Linen; Punto in aria lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Punto in aria. The design consists of a row of squares filled by sprays of seed vessels and leaves, set diagonally. The long bars are of bobbin made braid. Made to be used with 95.917. 95.916 and 95.917 were valued together by the donor at 200 francs. Only part of the lace is shown in the photograph.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige