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A band of linen

The design is worked both in reticella and punto in area and consists of two headed eagles, a form like a fleur-de-lis and geometric figures. The linen is embroidered with punto reale and punto riccio.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Italian,

Accession Number

23.629

Medium or Technique

Point, punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles