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Cutwork shirt, lace

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Heavy linen with bands of cut-work and punto reale in design of interweaving diagonal lines along sleeves and across shoulders. Punto avorio used for joining seams. Narrow bobbin lace edges the neck.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Sarah Scott Binney

Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

70 cm (27 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.70 sleeve from neckline 0.58 L. of shirt from neckline

Accession Number

26.265

Medium or Technique

Linen, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes