Monstrance Strand lace

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

54 x 52 cm (21 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .52 x .54

Accession Number

23.652

Medium or Technique

Venetian point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The elaborate floral design is of very fine workmanship. In the center the sacred heart is supported by two kneeling angels. Small picot scallops attached to a narrow braid edge the square.

Provenance

From the Collection of Mrs. John Marshall

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss