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Lace valence

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Altar-frontal (?) On the bottom of the piece of heavy white linen is sewed a deep border of hand woven lace, made in imitation of drawn-work, (punto tirato). The design is of stags, with branching horns, face to face, and separated by a vase of flowers. Below is a heavy fringe and tassels.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Spanish, 18th century

Dimensions

78 x 230 cm (30 11/16 x 90 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.30 x .78

Accession Number

08.439

Medium or Technique

Weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles