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Point lace, reticella

Main lines are of punto stuoia; secondary of punto cordonetta. Made with a linen foundation. Three rows of squares filled, alternately, with a rosette or with a flower form, placed diagonally. Narrow borders of reticella on top and bottom.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, point, Reticella


Textiles and Fashion Arts