Cap Back in Point de Venise de Reseau Needle Lace

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Description
This cap crown is of Point de Venise de Reseau needle lace. The ground has been restored and the fine quality needlepoint motifs are now applied on machine made net. The lace dates originally from the early 18th century, and was remodelled in the late 19th to early 20th century. It compliments a matching lappet TE*L7693 and and border TE*L7694.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1700-1710
date repaired
1875-1925
maker
unknown
place made
Italy
Physical Description
linen (overall motifs material)
needle lace (overall motifs production method/technique)
cotton (overall net ground material)
machine made (overall net ground production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 38 in x 3 1/2 in; 96.52 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
TE.L7695
catalog number
L7695
accession number
58000
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Annie-May Hegeman, 1915
subject
Adornment
Theater
Linen
Cotton
Needle Lace
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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