Fragment with Animal and Vegetal Motifs

16th century
Location: not on view
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The word lace derives from the Latin laqueus, meaning noose.


The dark yellow of the unbleached linen ground allows for the pattern, worked in bleached linen in the burato technique, to prominently stand out. A thicker white thread outlines the design of stags in the top register, the vegetal motifs throughout, and the griffin or crowned eagle on the right.
Fragment with Animal and Vegetal Motifs

Fragment with Animal and Vegetal Motifs

16th century

Italy, 16th century

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