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Punto in aria. The design consists of a row of squares filled by sprays of seed vessels and leaves, set diagonally on one edge are points made of leaf-like forms and finished with a seed vessel. The horizontal bars are bobbin made braid. Made to be used with 95.916. 95.916 and 95.917 were...

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Bequest of James William Paige

Italian, About 1600


25.7 x 6.5 cm (10 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.70 x .085

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Linen, lace, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts