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Cutwork lace

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Punto tagliato or tela tagliata. Remarkable for combination of punto reale and punto riccio. The cut-work looks more Italian than Spanish while the reticella edge, later in date, is heavier than the appearance of Spanish work.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

possibly 16th century


27 x 41 cm (10 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .41 x .27

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Medium or Technique

Point lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts