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Point lace, reticella

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This piece could be called punto tagliato, cut-work, and is of the same type as 01.6314. It shows how the reticella became more important, leaving less of the plain linen. The foundation lines of punto stuoia and the secondary lines of punto cordonetta show this piece to have been made in the...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, second half 16th century


54 x 90 cm (21 1/4 x 35 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Lace, point Reticella


Textiles and Fashion Arts