Chalice Cover Bordered With Large Area of Needle and Bobbin Lace

Description (Brief):

Reticella style Punto in aria chalice cover with circular motifs in two sizes. The coarse linen center has simple pulled thread decorations along the edges. The bobbin lace borders at both ends are Genoa style. There is a narrow 1/2 cm wide woven linen edges on all four sides.

Date Made: 1575-1600

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6866BCatalog Number: L6866.000Accession Number: 5076250762

Object Name: Lacelace, challice coverlace, chalice coverObject Type: lace

Physical Description: needle lace; reticella (overall production method/technique)linen (overall material)Measurements: overall: 35 cm x 42.5 cm; x 13 25/32 in x 16 23/32 incenter: 16 cm x 13 in; 6 5/16 in x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_625871

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