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Towel

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

81 x 155 cm (31 7/8 x 61 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.55 x .81

Accession Number

07.334

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Reticella

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Across each end is a wide stripe of reticella edged with narrower ones; design of diamonds enclosing groups of triangles. Main lines, of punto stuoia; secondary ones of punto cordonetto. Picots are used frequently in this piece. Fringe sewed on the edges. Reticella. Francesca Amari, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection