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Point lace

Bands of linen joined by squares of reticella separate squares of darned netting. Great variety in the designs. It has been cut across one end. Joined when given to 95.1425. Valued by donor at 750 frs.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Possibly Flemish, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point


Textiles and Fashion Arts