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Point, reticella lace

Made on a linen foundation. The bars which run at right-angles are of punto stuoia, while those running diagonally are worked over with a button-hole stitch and have in some cases the pearl of the button-hole stitch only on one side, while on the others it is on both sides. Joined when given...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts