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Punto a maglia quadra, darned netting

Brown linen net, on which is worked a symmetrical design, of conventional flower forms, with yellow, brown, pink, blue and green silks, and with the stitch commonly found in the filling of punto a maglia quadra.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary E. Graves Norcross

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen; lace, punto a maglia quadra, darned netting


Textiles and Fashion Arts