Reticella fragment

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

6.3 x 14.3 cm (2 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .14 x .066

Accession Number

23.633

Medium or Technique

Linen; needlelace, reticella

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of triangles small wheels and angular figures apparently intended to represent ladies. Very like 23.634 in workmanship. Probably cut from a sample.
Fragment of reticella, possibly from a sampler, repeating female figures.

Provenance

From the Mrs. John Marshall Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss