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Cutwork lace towel

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Punto tagliato or tela tagliata. cut-work. Towel. Across each end is a band of cut-work, with curved openings filled with reticella. The linen that is left is embroidered with punto reale (laid-work) and punto riccio. Sewed on to the ends is a strip of bobbin lace made in imitation of...

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Gift of James William Paige



65 x 147 cm (25 9/16 x 57 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.47 x .65

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Medium or Technique

Point lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts