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Point lace

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Punto di Venezia a foliami. Popular name punto a cameo. Raised Venetian point. Gros Point de Venise. Inferior to the work of the 17th century but good for the period. A long picot is a sign of decadence. The difference in the openwork of the toilé in this piece and that of 684 is very marked.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Italian, 18th century


11.3 x 86 cm (4 7/16 x 33 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .86 x .113

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Medium or Technique

Lace, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts