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Towel

White linen with bands of reticella across each end. The linen apparently is not original; the designs of broad bands are not alike. Design: at one end circles and quarter circles within squares; at the other end large circles with eight, radiating points alternating with crudely shaped vases...

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Credit Line

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

Italian, probably 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1076

Medium or Technique

Lace, point - reticella

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles