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Lace

Pale brown ground of gauze weave with extra twist in warp between each weft. Stylized leaf pattern embroidered in darning stitch with white yarn and outlined in stem stitch with yellow. Woven gold and silver braid with free loops sewn along one long side. Traces of violet silk along other side....

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

Probably Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

58.363

Medium or Technique

Lace, Point, Buratto, gauze weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles