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Point lace, reticella

Heavy braids are used as a foundation in this piece, for this reason, and on account of the thinness and lack of variety in the design, this piece is probably not of a very early period.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Reticella


Textiles and Fashion Arts