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Point lace, punto tagliato or tela tagliata cut-work

The clumsily drawn pattern is worked with a heavy linen thread in punto reale and punto riccio. Of the same design, but different proportions in the details, as 07.341.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, point, Punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts