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Towel

Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

53.5 x 100 cm (21 1/16 x 39 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1. x .535

Accession Number

07.774

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin, Merletto a fuselli

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Across the ends of the towel are pieces of bobbin lace with deep points on one edge. This lace is of the type which is made to give the effect of reticella. Narrower bobbin lace on the sides.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection