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Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern

1500s-1600s
Overall: 27 x 30.3 cm (10 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.)
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The word lace derives from the Latin laqueus, meaning noose.

Description

The prominent colors on this fragment of lace also determine the diagonal and square patterns within the textile. The dark yellow is unbleached linen, the white is bleached linen, and the blue is linen that has been bleached and dyed.
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern

Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern

1500s-1600s

Italy, 16th-17th century

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