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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.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Spanish, 17th century

Accession Number

23.663

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles