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Point lace, reticella

Design of large and small rosettes. The narrow strip of cotton between the straight insertion and cotton edge suggest the possibility that this piece is of Eastern origin. Not made by using the threads of the cotton cloth as a foundation.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; point, Reticella


Textiles and Fashion Arts