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Point lace, reticella

The threads of the cotton cloth are used as a foundation of the lace. The use of cotton instead of linen suggests that this piece may be of Eastern origin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton, point, Reticella


Textiles and Fashion Arts