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Point lace, reticella

Made with a braid foundation and with the main bars worked over with a button-hole stitch instead of the punto stuoia, which was used in the best period of this work. On one edge are deep points made in imitation of reticella, but with twisted braid. On the side is a piece of the same nature...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Reticella


Textiles and Fashion Arts