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Point, punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work lace

The plain linen in this piece is embroidered with punto reale, punto riccio and punto quadra. Joined when given with 07.827-07.829-07.830-07.831.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, point, Punto tagliato or tela tagliata, cut-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts