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Across each end is a band of alternating squares of reticella and reticella and punto reale. The eyes of the animals in the reticella are black beads. On the ends delicate reticella, in which is combined punto stuoia and punto cordonetta. Fringe sewed on. G. T. worked in cross-stitch with red...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Lace, point, Reticella and punto reale


Textiles and Fashion Arts