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Collection Online as of June 18, 2024

Fragment of a Border with Vines and Floral Motifs

Fragment of a Border with Vines and Floral Motifs

1600s
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

The word lace derives from the Latin laqueus, meaning noose.

Description

The light blue ground of this fragment of lace, together with the varying thicknesses of threads used for the ground and the embroidered pattern, create a sense of depth in the textile. The white thread is bleached linen and the blue is linen that has been bleached and dyed.
  • Ida Schiff Collection
    J.H. Wade
    1920-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Ricci, Elisa. Old Italian Lace. 1913. vol. 1 no. 66
  • Renaissance lace rotation. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 1, 2012-December 9, 2013).
  • {{cite web|title=Fragment of a Border with Vines and Floral Motifs|url=false|author=|year=1600s|access-date=18 June 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1920.1129