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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

07.364

Medium or Technique

Linen, point, Reticella

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles