Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals

1500s-1600s
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Overall: 28.8 x 143.2 cm (11 5/16 x 56 3/8 in.)
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The word lace derives from the Latin laqueus, meaning noose.

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A four-legged animal pattern repeats in the top register, and winged birds appear in the central and bottom register. The birds, which are significantly larger in the central panel, may be peacocks.
Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals

Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals

1500s-1600s

Italy, 16th-17th century

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