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Reticella fragment

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The design consists of triangles small wheels and angular figures apparently intended to represent ladies. Very like 23.634 in workmanship. Probably cut from a sample. Fragment of reticella, possibly from a sampler, repeating female figures.

Provenance

From the Mrs. John Marshall Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

English, 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

6.3 x 14.3 cm (2 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .14 x .066

Accession Number

23.633

Medium or Technique

Linen; needlelace, reticella

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles