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Date:
18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Burano Flat Needlepoint Lace
Dimensions:
7.6 x 119.4 cm (3 x 47 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
25697
Acquisition Date:
1904-03-04
Credit Line:

Gift of Sarah M. Spooner

An effort by the Venitian lacemakers to emulate the new XVIII century fashion in French costume by employing fine needlepoints to replace the grand old Gros Point de Venise. The Italian thread in distinctly thicker in effect(clouded).
Jean Neder