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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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Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

23.656

Medium or Technique

Linen; point, punto a roselline

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles