Darned netting

probably Italian
16th century


Dimensions

144 x 53 cm (56 11/16 x 20 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.53 x 1.44 not including fringe

Accession Number

26.254

Medium or Technique

Point lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design worked in cloth, stitch consists of two lions facing each other across a fountain. Narrow border of acorns and leaves along top and bottom. Narrow bobbin lace with fringe, edges bottom and one side. (Design similar to 26.255, but on larger scale.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney