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Punto in Aria Point

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The design consists of shields and the lozenges bearing bees, and the coat-of-arms of the Barberini Family. The shields are surmounted by a crown, and the whole is held together by delicate forms. Sewed to the lower ends are points. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Adams

Italian, 17th century

Dimensions

7.5 x 292 cm (2 15/16 x 114 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.92 x .075

Accession Number

86.27

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles