Venetian Rose Point Needle Lace Border

Description (Brief):

Early 18th century Venetian Rose Point needle lace border. This is a very delicate lace with many three-dimensional rings embellished with picots. A bobbin lace footing has been added.

Date Made: ca. 1700-1730

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Miss Clara Farrar Smith

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L7593Catalog Number: E007593.000Accession Number: 58269

Object Name: LaceObject Type: lace

Physical Description: needle lace, rose point (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 70 in x 3 1/4 in; x 177.8 cm x 8.255 cm


Record Id: nmah_620641

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