Mystic Animal Designs in Reticello Needle Lace From Early 17th Century

Description (Brief):

Reticello insertion from the early 17th Century. Scalloped needle lace border has been added to two strips of insertions of mystic animal and geometric figures.

Date Made: early 17th century

Associated Name: Pinchot, Mary EnoMaker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Italy

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1908

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6515Catalog Number: L6515.000Accession Number: 48717

Object Name: Lacelace, borderObject Type: lace

Physical Description: linen (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 1/2 in x 86 in; x 11.43 cm x 218.44 cm


Record Id: nmah_625633

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