About This Artwork

Italy, points probably Genoa

Border, 1601/25 (needlelace); 1625/50 (points)

Linen, needle lace worked on a laid and plaited thread ground, Reticello pattern; edged with bobbin straight lace points
15.3 x 198.6 cm (6 x 78 1/8 in.)
Band width repeat: 11.9 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Point width repeat: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Band height: 5.6 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Heading height: .8 cm (3/8 in.)
Point height: 7.8 cm (3 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1177




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