Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lace fragment
  • Italy
  • lace fragment, 1500s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • lace, linen, needlopoint
  • Object Length/Width: 9.2 x 24.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 3 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
  • Gift of Miss Margaret Taylor Johnstone
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0011.26
Description

Large-scale, coarse "reticello" insertion. Geometric design based on circle and square. The texture is coarse; the geometric design is unbalanced due to poor technical execution.