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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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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, second half 16th century

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

07.330

Medium or Technique

Lace, point Reticella

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles