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Point lace

Scrolling design. Imitation of renaissance work. The shaded effect is given by the combination of the cloth stitch used in (punto a maglia quadra and the darning stitch of buratto). Made for the border of a table cloth.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Italian, Late 18th or early 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts