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Lace point cuffs

Made to be worn with 81.8. Punto a rilievo a fiorami. Popular name punto a cameo. Raised Venetian point. Gros Point de Venise. Lace point cuff made in Venice around 1830. The decadence of the art of lace making in Venice in this period is shown in the workmanship and the relief of the picot.

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Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 19th century (about 1830)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts