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Point lace punto in aria or aere

This piece shows in its design and use of braid for a foundation its close connection with reticella. Made to be used with 07.328. "Punto in aere". Francesca Amari, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Punto in aria or aere


Textiles and Fashion Arts