Needle Lace Border with Archaic Figure


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


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Exhibition Location:

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


Record Id: nmah_625629

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