Italian Cut and Drawn Work Towel or Cover

Italian Cut and Drawn Work Towel or Cover

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Description (Brief)
Italian drawnwork cover with fine cut or drawn work border attached. The drawn work is attached by a bobbin lace insertion. Motifs of men, women, candelabra, dragon, and castle. The cover has been reshaped and one border does not appear to belong to the original piece.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, cover
Object Type
lace
date made
17th century
Associated Name
Pinchot, Mary Eno
maker
unknown
place made
Italy
Measurements
overall: 45 in x 95 in; 114.3 cm x 241.3 cm
ID Number
TE.L6534
catalog number
L6534.000
accession number
48717
Credit Line
Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1908
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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