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Lace

Pale brown ground of gauze weave with extra twist in warp between each weft. Main field shows a row of stylized S-shaped leaves between single rows of stylized sprigs. Design embroidered in darning stitch with white yarn, outlined with stem stitch in yellow. Woven gold and silver braid along...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

Probably Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

58.362

Medium or Technique

Lace, Point, Buratto, gauze weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles