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Point lace, punto tagliato or tela tagliata cut-work

Made with a heavy linen foundation and worked with white silk thread, instead of linen, and with punto reale, punto quadra and punto riccio. The design is Eastern in character.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; point, Punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts