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Point lace

Italian
Late 18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

129 x 204 cm (50 13/16 x 80 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.04 x 1.29 .25 W.

Accession Number

95.994

Medium or Technique

Lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scrolling design. Imitation of renaissance work. The shaded effect is given by the combination of the cloth stitch used in (punto a maglia quadra and the darning stitch of buratto). Made for the border of a table cloth.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige