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Point lace

Probably Mexican or Spanish


Dimensions

31 x 62 cm (12 3/16 x 24 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .62 x .31

Accession Number

99.93

Medium or Technique

Lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

In the middle is a square filled by a circle; in the center of this is a disc surrounded by points. Beyond are floral and geometrical borders. In the corners of the square are diamonds and triangles suggesting a flower and two leaves; above and below are two smaller squares filled with similar designs.

Provenance

Puchased of Samuel B. Dean, who sold a larger piece to the Art Institute of Chicago, Ill.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection