Border Fragment in Reticella and Punto in Aria

Border Fragment in Reticella and Punto in Aria

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Description (Brief)
Border fragment made in reticella and punto in aria style needle lace with geometric designs, with straight upper edge and scalloped lower edge. The knotted buttonhole stitches indicate possible Greek origin. It is made with coarse ecru linen thread and has been repaired.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
lace, border
maker
unknown
place made
Greece
made in
Greece
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
needle lace, knotted (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 16 in; x 12.7 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
TE.L6864
accession number
50762
catalog number
L6864
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909
subject
Lace
Adornment
Linen
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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