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Edging (matches 53.39.2)
Edging (matches 53.39.2)
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Reticello And Punto In Aria Lace
Dimensions:
12.7 x 101.6 cm (5 x 40 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1984.38.4
Acquisition Date:
1984-06-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. D.L. Wemple

Exhibition History:

Bedecked with Lace(CPLH), 1982
Three Centuries of Needlelace, 1986
Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave, CPLH, 2011

Jean Neder: "Geometric design, with scalloped edging of Punto in Aria sewn to one edge.Original linen ground visible along horizontal design lines. Upper edge is finished, one edge is cut, and the other end finished with a narrow band of needle lace. Lower edge has the Punto in Aria lace. Linen thread in two sizes and two shades." Ref: Simeon, The History of Lace, p.13