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Towel

Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

50 x 114 cm (19 11/16 x 44 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.14 x .50

Accession Number

07.319

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Reticella and punto reale

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Across each end is a band of alternating squares of reticella and reticella and punto reale. The eyes of the animals in the reticella are black beads. On the ends delicate reticella, in which is combined punto stuoia and punto cordonetta. Fringe sewed on. G. T. worked in cross-stitch with red thread. Reticella and punto reale. Francesca Amari, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection