Border

1570-1630 (made)
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Border of reticella lace, with linen ground cut and drawn into a series of half inch squares, decorated with single geometric patterns, mainly diagonal lines and triangles, in button-hole stitch. One long edge is trimmed with long, pointed scallops of bobbin lace, made in two pieces; a single, straight edging of plaited bobbin lace and a scalloped lace worked mainly in cloth stitch. There is a short piece of plaited bobbin lace attached to the narrow strip of un-worked linen at one end of the border.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Reticella linen lace
Brief Description
Reticella lace border, Italy, 1570-1630.
Physical Description
Border of reticella lace, with linen ground cut and drawn into a series of half inch squares, decorated with single geometric patterns, mainly diagonal lines and triangles, in button-hole stitch. One long edge is trimmed with long, pointed scallops of bobbin lace, made in two pieces; a single, straight edging of plaited bobbin lace and a scalloped lace worked mainly in cloth stitch. There is a short piece of plaited bobbin lace attached to the narrow strip of un-worked linen at one end of the border.
Dimensions
  • Maximum length length: 770mm
  • Maximum width width: 160mm
Credit line
Given by Miss A. Hall
Collection
Accession Number
T.359-1970

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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