Needle Lace Border with Archaic Figure

Description:

This Italian needlepoint lace, made in linen of Reticella and Punto in Aria, is in the style of the 16th century to the beginning of the 17th century. It shows a variety of archaic figures – lion, deer and man – and includes three-dimensional raised embellishments.

Possible Time Of Reproduction: 1875-1925Date Made: 1575-1625

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

Subject: LaceLinenNeedle Lace

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Lace, Textiles, Domestic Furnishings

Exhibition:

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Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L7607Catalog Number: L7607Accession Number: unknown

Object Name: lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Physical Description: linen (overall material)needle lace (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 113 1/4 in x 5 in; 287.655 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-31fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_625629

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