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Textile lace

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A fine coral-like design of curling vines, leaves, flowers, birds and crowns, etc. connected by brides which form, in places, an irregular mesh.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian (Venice), 18th century

Dimensions

37.8 x 28.3 cm (14 7/8 x 11 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .36 x .28

Accession Number

23.660

Medium or Technique

Linen; Punto di Venezia point lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles