About This Artwork

Italy

Collar (Made from Border), 1601/25

Linen, three bands of needle lace; upper band worked on a plain weave cut and drawn thread work grid; embroidered in double hem stitches; later edging of bobbin straight lace
11 x 47.7 cm (4 3/8 x 18 3/4 in.)
Top band height: .9 cm (3/8 in.)
Top band width repeat: 5.3 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Center band height: 5.1 cm (2 in.)
Center band width repeat: 4.9 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Lower band height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Lower band width repeat: 3.0 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Edging height: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)
Edging height width repeat: 1.1 cm (1/2 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1176




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