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Towel

Across the ends of the towel are pieces of bobbin lace with deep points on one edge. This lace is of the type which is made to give the effect of reticella. Narrower bobbin lace on the sides.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

07.774

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin, Merletto a fuselli

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles