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Bobbin lace

Merletto a fuselli. Made for the end of a towel. The threads that form the heavy evenly braided réseau run through the design also. On two edges is an imitation of drawn-work; in the middle disconnected forms. Fringe added. See notes on 01.4976.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Italian, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts