Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern

17th-18th century
Location: not on view
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Myrta Leonora Jones, the donor of this work, was a women’s rights activist in Cleveland in the early 20th century.


The thick and graphic darning, or area of woven pattern, depicts triangular and circular geometric motifs. In addition to the knotting of the thread (filet/lacis technique), the lace maker used thicker thread to create the bold and heavy pattern.
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern

Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern

17th-18th century

Spain, 17th-18th century

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