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Point lace, punto a roselline, rose point, corporal

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A small square of lace probably cut from a larger piece. The figure in the center with helmet, spear and horn is said to be the "Dogès herald" This figure is found illustrated in "Antique Laces of American Collectors" by Frances Morris and Marion Hague plate 41 (in the piece illustrated are...

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From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian, 18th century


20.4 x 19.9 cm (8 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .19 x .20

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Medium or Technique

Linen; point, punto a roselline


Textiles and Fashion Arts