Point, punto tagliato or tela tagliata cut-work towel
77 x 148 cm (30 5/16 x 58 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.48 x .77
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White linen towel. Around the edge a narrow border of alternate squares of cut work and reticella. Across each end wider borders of the same work of which the design is composed of various sized squares and oblongs. Noticeable in the design are small birds; around the edge bobbin lace. Tela tagliate, punto reale e trina a tombolo, abruzzese. Francesca Amari, 1907.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection