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Lace

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Needle lace on net

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Trustees of the Bowes Museum, Durham

  • Museum number:

    T.64-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lacis or darning on net with a repeating pattern of a continuous wavy stem with conventional flowers. The ground is of plaited mesh.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Needle lace on net

Dimensions

Length: 36 in, Width: 2.75 in

Descriptive line

Lacis (darned lace on plaited net); Italy; 1500s.

Materials

Linen thread; Net (textile)

Techniques

Needle lace making

Subjects depicted

Stems; Flowers

Categories

Lace

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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