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Monstrance Strand lace

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The elaborate floral design is of very fine workmanship. In the center the sacred heart is supported by two kneeling angels. Small picot scallops attached to a narrow braid edge the square.

Provenance

From the Collection of Mrs. John Marshall

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian, 17th century

Dimensions

54 x 52 cm (21 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .52 x .54

Accession Number

23.652

Medium or Technique

Venetian point

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles