Border done in needle lace technique with design in the style of Venetian needle lace, patterned with a scrolling floral vine. There are many different filings used in the creation of these flowers. Two edges are finished with picots.
Mrs. Turner Sargent; Gift to the MFA, June 4, 1889
Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)
Italian, 17th–18th century
Overall: 9.7 x 67.5 cm (3 13/16 x 26 9/16 in.) Other (Height x width: part b): 67.5 x 9.4cm (26 9/16 x 3 11/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, needle lace (raised Venetian point lace)