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Point lace, punto de España, fusada en oro

Monstrance Stand. In the center of a design of conventionalized leaves is the lamb with the banner. Silver and gold threads made by winding thin strips of metal on linen or silk threads form the design. They are held in place by button hole stitches taken far apart, with linen thread.


From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

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Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Spanish, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; point, punto de España, fusada en oro


Textiles and Fashion Arts