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The plain linen in this piece is embroidered with punto riccio, punto reale, and punto quadra. A strip of cut-work with a band of reticella above and below it. Sewed to the edge of one piece of reticella are points of the same work. Above the other band of reticella is a piece of linen in...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century


20 x 29 cm (7 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .29 x .20

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Medium or Technique

Linen; Point, Cutwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts