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Probably part of bed valance

Horizontal band with angular castles, lions, eagles, women hawking, etc. Design in linen on a rectangular mesh ground (some threads drawn out and remaining threads whipped over with cream colored linen).

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian (Sicily?), 16th–17th century

Object Place

Sicily?, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace, point, punto tirato or tela tirata, drawn-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts