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Lacis

Lacis

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk, square mesh with lacis embroidery

  • Museum number:

    620D2-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue silk square mesh, elongated rectangle, with beige and brown silk lacis embroidery. Scrolling foliage, leaves, birds and human figures. One of 3.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

silk, square mesh with lacis embroidery

Object history note

Purchased from Valpincon of Paris, for £1.8s, along with 620D1-1864 and 620-1864

Descriptive line

Border of lacis-work, figurative beige and brown design on blue

Materials

Silk; Net; Silk thread

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Men; Birds

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Lace

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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