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Point lace, punto tirato or tela tirata drawn-work

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Long strip of drawn-work with the Madonna and Child; a saint with a cross; a saint on horseback, possibly St. George with the dragon. The Virgin (?) with crown and cross. The angel of death with a scythe. Symbols and the words "Oratte, Frafii, and the letters F R". Tela tirata (Sicilian). ...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection



Overall: 8.5 x 144 cm (3 3/8 x 56 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with drawn work


Textiles and Fashion Arts