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Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997CCCC0
Chalice Veil with Monogram of Christ
Italy, 16th century
1920.1156CCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) and Bobbin Lace Cloth
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1164CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104©
Towel End
Russia, Kostroma province, 18th-19th century
1931.108©
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109©
Needlepoint (Point Alençon) Lace Handkerchief
France, Alençon, mid 18th century
1927.289CCCC0
Panel with Birds, Flowers, and Suns
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1160CCCC0
Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1138CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1101CCCC0
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1157CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1127CCCC0
Lace Insertion
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1242CCCC0
Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1240CCCC0
Lace Insertion
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1241CCCC0
The Village
Luba Slodov (American, 1933-)
1986.178©
Bobbin and Embroidery Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Mechelen, 19th century
1936.689CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Panel
Flanders, late 17th century
1920.1252CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 19th century
1936.691CCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Collar
Italy, Venice, 16th-17th century
1923.999CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Edging
Belgium, Mechelen, mid 18th century
1936.46CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 19th century
1936.724CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Valenciennes Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.692CCCC0
Bobbin and Embroidery Lace
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.704CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 20th century
1936.731©
Needlepoint (Point d'Gaze) Lace
Flanders, 19th century
1965.315CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 19th century
1978.95CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de France) Lace Handkerchief
France, Queen Margherita School, late 19th century
1936.706CCCC0
Band with Figures of Women and Angels
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1272CCCC0
Fragment with Wide Circular Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1125CCCC0
Border with Battle Scene
Russia, 18th century
1921.596CCCC0
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Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.107©
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106©
No image available
France, Argentan, late 18th century
1923.1001CCCC0
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111©
No image available
Italy, Burano, second half of 18th century
1923.1004CCCC0
No image available
France, Valenciennes, early 18th century
1934.264CCCC0
No image available
France, Alençon, late 18th century
1923.974CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.782CCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) Lace Swaddling Band
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1132CCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) Lace Insertion
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1102CCCC0
Needlepoint (Drawnwork) Lace Band
Italy, Sicily, 16th-17th century
1920.1279CCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in Aria) Lace Cuff
Italy, Venice, 16th-17th century
1923.970CCCC0
Panel with Panthers, Birds, and Floral Motifs
Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, 18th-19th century
1934.193CCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.225CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Jabot
Belgium, Mechelen, early 18th century
1936.166CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point Alençon) Lace Bonnet Veil
France, Alençon, late 18th century
1936.179CCCC0
Bobbin Lace (Point d'Angleterre) Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, first half of 18th century
1936.688CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.701CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce
Italy, Milan, 18th century
1936.86CCCC0
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Placemat
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.1.4©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Placemat
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.1.10©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Monogrammed Napkins (set of twelve)
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.3©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Monogrammed Napkin
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.3.9©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Doily
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.4.7©
Needlepoint (Reticella) Lace Insertion
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1069CCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, late 16th century
1920.1239CCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Insertion
Italy, Venice, 16th-17th century
1920.1236CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Cloth with Unicorns, Dragons, Other Animals, and Floral Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1936.95Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and alternating cutwork, embroidered squares, and bobbin lace edgingOverall: 113.5 x 138 cm (44 11/16 x 54 5/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997Lace, bobbin: linenAverage: 33.7 x 348 cm (13 1/4 x 137 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Cloth with Floral and Vegetal Patterns
Italy, 16th century
1923.995Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions), alternating reticella squares (open cutwork), and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Mounted: 148 x 151.1 cm (58 1/4 x 59 1/2 in.); Overall: 145.1 x 144.2 cm (57 1/8 x 56 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Chalice Veil with Monogram of Christ
Italy, 16th century
1920.1156Needle lace, mezza mandolina; bleached linen (est.) with red silk thread (est.)Overall: 52.1 x 53.3 cm (20 1/2 x 21 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of Needlepoint (Cutwork) Lace
Italy, late 17th century
1933.354Lace, needlepoint: linenOverall: 14 x 45.4 cm (5 1/2 x 17 7/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) and Bobbin Lace Cloth
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1164Lace, needlepoint and bobbin: linenAverage: 66.7 x 100.3 cm (26 1/4 x 39 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Vines and Floral Motifs
Italy, 17th century
1920.1129Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; bleached and blue dyed linen (est.)Overall: 13.5 x 17.4 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 12.6 x 64.4 cm (4 15/16 x 25 3/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a monochrome plaited ground (metal thread or linen (est.) linking the tape; applied silk (est.) and metal thread ribbonOverall: 35.5 x 46 cm (14 x 18 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Towel End
Russia, Kostroma province, 18th-19th century
1931.108Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with colored gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 33 x 38.1 cm (13 x 15 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with metal thread; applied silk (est.) ribbonsOverall: 32.5 x 48.5 cm (12 13/16 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Needlepoint (Point Alençon) Lace Handkerchief
France, Alençon, mid 18th century
1927.289Linen center with border of needlepoint laceAverage: 43.2 x 43.2 cm (17 x 17 in.)Gift of Mrs. John JacksonCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Dragon, Castle, and Vegetation
Italy, 16th century
1920.1143Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 35.7 x 32.5 cm (14 1/16 x 12 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel with Birds, Flowers, and Suns
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1160Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 23.1 x 91.5 cm (9 1/8 x 36 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1138Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 13.5 x 177.3 cm (5 5/16 x 69 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1101Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction)Overall: 5.1 x 25.5 cm (2 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1157Needle lace; filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached, dyed, and unbleached linen (est.)Overall: 27 x 30.3 cm (10 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1127Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); unbleached and bleached linen (est.)Overall: 6.4 x 26.4 cm (2 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lace Insertion
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1242Linen; lace, open cutwork (reticella) and bobbinAverage: 13.4 x 24.8 cm (5 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1240Linen; lace, open cutwork (reticella) and bobbinOverall: 56.8 x 29.5 cm (22 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lace Insertion
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1241Linen; lace, open cutwork (reticella) and bobbinAverage: 12.7 x 25.4 cm (5 x 10 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
The Village
Luba Slodov (American, 1933-)
1986.178Needle lace, needle weaving, crochet: cottonOverall: 77 x 79 cm (30 5/16 x 31 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Hermine E. Altmann©
Needlepoint (Cutwork) and Bobbin Lace Table Cover
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1167Lace, needlepoint and bobbin: linenAverage: 48.3 x 104.8 cm (19 x 41 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Crowned Double-Headed Eagles with Various Emblems,...
Italy, 19th century
1933.315Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions), bobbin lace insert and edging, and crochet insert; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 62.4 x 132.3 cm (24 9/16 x 52 1/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Geometric Pattern and Floral Motif
Italy, 19th century
1936.221Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); cotton (est.)Overall: 5.9 x 48 cm (2 5/16 x 18 7/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Winding Design and Tendrils
Italy, 16th century
1920.1155Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 9.5 x 42.3 cm (3 3/4 x 16 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Various Fantastic Creatures and Vegetal Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1933.343Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 24.7 x 316.5 cm (9 3/4 x 124 5/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Peacocks and Vegetation
Italy, 17th-18th century
1916.1884Plain weave linen with needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 80.3 x 334.3 cm (31 5/8 x 131 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Band with Parade of Human Figures, Stags, and Other Fantastic Animals
Italy, Sicily ?, 16th-17th century
1920.1271Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 16.2 x 210.1 cm (6 3/8 x 82 11/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Bobbin and Embroidery Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Mechelen, 19th century
1936.689Linen center with linen embroidery border and lace edgingAverage: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Panel
Flanders, late 17th century
1920.1252Lace, bobbinAverage: 26.1 x 49.2 cm (10 1/4 x 19 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 19th century
1936.691Linen center with narrow edging of needlepoint lace edgingAverage: 36.9 x 36.9 cm (14 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Collar
Italy, Venice, 16th-17th century
1923.999Lace, needlepointOverall: 47 x 124 cm (18 1/2 x 48 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Edging
Belgium, Mechelen, mid 18th century
1936.46Linen center with Mechlin lace borderAverage: 36.9 x 36.9 cm (14 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint (Burano Point) Lace and Embroidery Handkerchief
Italy, Burano, 18th century
1936.690Linen center with wide needlepoint lace edging and embroidered scallops along edge of centerAverage: 30.5 x 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 19th century
1936.724Linen center with narrow needlepoint lace edgingAverage: 35.6 x 35 cm (14 x 13 3/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Section of Needlepoint (Point d'Argentan) Lace Flounce
France, Argentan, mid 18th century
1948.111Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 64.8 x 121.3 cm (25 1/2 x 47 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. HarknessCCCC0
Needlepoint (Venetian Flat Point) Lace Ecclesiastical Square
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1923.1026Lace, needlepointAverage: 15.9 x 15.9 cm (6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Collar
Italy, early 17th century
1923.1027Lace, needlepointAverage: 14.3 x 90.2 cm (5 5/8 x 35 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint Lace (Alençon Lace) Garniture for Cap with Lappets
France, Alençon, 18th century
1936.490Lace, needlepoint: linenOverall: 77.5 x 44.5 cm (30 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness, Twentieth Anniversary GiftCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Valenciennes Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.692Linen center with bobbin lace borderAverage: 48.3 x 49.6 cm (19 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Bobbin and Embroidery Lace
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.704Linen with Valenciennes lace insertion embroidered border and edging of Valenciennes laceAverage: 53.4 x 54.7 cm (21 x 21 9/16 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 20th century
1936.731Linen center with needlepoint lace borderAverage: 24.2 x 24.2 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. Harvey©
Needlepoint (Point d'Gaze) Lace
Flanders, 19th century
1965.315Lace, needlepoint: linenOverall: 23.9 x 32 cm (9 7/16 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Marguerite WurzburgerCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Gaze) Lace Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, 19th century
1978.95Linen center with border of needlepoint laceOverall: 35.6 x 35.8 cm (14 x 14 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Rolf StollCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de France) Lace Handkerchief
France, Queen Margherita School, late 19th century
1936.706Linen center with border of needlepoint laceAverage: 34.3 x 34.3 cm (13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Male Figure Leading Mounted Female Figure with...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1158Needle lace; filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 28.5 x 43.6 cm (11 1/4 x 17 3/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Corner Fragment with a Variety of Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1933.334Needle lace, machine-made burato (twined ground and darned in two directions), cutwork, drawnwork, and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 79.8 x 71.4 cm (31 7/16 x 28 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Standing and Seated Birds Amidst Vegetation
Italy, 16th century
1920.1141Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 40.1 x 46.4 cm (15 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Floral Vine and Geometric Patterns
Italy, 16th century
1920.1267Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and reticella; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 32.9 x 69.3 cm (12 15/16 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment (of a Band?) with Floral Pattern
Italy, 16th century
1920.1128Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 10.7 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Figures of Women and Angels
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1272Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions)Overall: 42.6 x 144.3 cm (16 3/4 x 56 13/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Vegetal Pattern
Italy, 19th century
1933.336Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 91 x 141.7 cm (35 13/16 x 55 13/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cloth with One Figure of a Woman Carrying a Cross Surrounded by Floral...
Italy, 18th century
1936.94Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions), alternating reticella squares (open cutwork) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 196.7 x 130.6 cm (77 7/16 x 51 7/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1245Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and fringeOverall: 28.8 x 143.2 cm (11 5/16 x 56 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Wide Circular Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1125Needle lace, mezza mandolina; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Reticella and Drawnwork) Lace Panel
Italy, 16th century
1920.1109Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 9.6 x 11.8 cm (3 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Winged and Two-Tailed Animals
Italy, 17th-18th century
1933.303Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 88.3 x 137.5 cm (34 3/4 x 54 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Border with Battle Scene
Russia, 18th century
1921.596Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 61.1 x 192.5 cm (24 1/16 x 75 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.107Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 26 x 37 cm (10 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
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Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with gimp (heavy cord); applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 30 x 39 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
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France, Argentan, late 18th century
1923.1001Lace, needlepointAverage: 21.7 x 27.1 cm (8 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
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Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with gimp (heavy cord); applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 26.5 x 41 cm (10 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
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Italy, Burano, second half of 18th century
1923.1004Lace, needlepointAverage: 8.6 x 136.2 cm (3 3/8 x 53 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
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France, Valenciennes, early 18th century
1934.264Lace, bobbin: linenAverage: 119.4 x 10.2 cm (47 x 4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. HarknessCCCC0
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France, Alençon, late 18th century
1923.974Lace, needlepointAverage: 7.1 x 210.8 cm (2 13/16 x 83 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.782Needle lace (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 7.6 x 20.7 cm (3 x 8 1/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Machine Lace (Embroidered Net) Fragment
Spain, early 19th century
1919.774LaceAverage: 26.7 x 40.7 cm (10 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) Lace Swaddling Band
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1132Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 13.1 x 246.4 cm (5 3/16 x 97 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Reticella) and Bobbin Lace Insertion and Edging
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1099Lace, needlepoint and bobbin: linenOverall: 10.8 x 24.1 cm (4 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) Lace Insertion
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1102Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 9.6 x 24.5 cm (3 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) and Bobbin Lace Altar Frontal
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1171Lace, needlepoint and bobbin: linenAverage: 81.6 x 245.7 cm (32 1/8 x 96 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Animal and Vegetal Motifs
Italy, 16th century
1920.1256Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions); unbleached and bleached linen (est.)Overall: 29.2 x 32.2 cm (11 1/2 x 12 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Drawnwork) Lace Band
Italy, Sicily, 16th-17th century
1920.1279Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 8.3 x 156.2 cm (3 1/4 x 61 1/2 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Needlepoint (Reticella) and Bobbin Lace Sheet
Italy, late 16th century
1920.1263Lace, needlepoint and bobbin: linenOverall: 345.4 x 261.7 cm (136 x 103 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph KingCCCC0
Border with Crowned and Double-Headed Birds
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.85Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 35.6 x 154.3 cm (14 x 60 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. PageCCCC0
Needlepoint (Reticella) Lace Insertion and Edging
Italy, 16th century
1923.1047Lace, needlepointAverage: 19.7 x 333.4 cm (7 3/4 x 131 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in Aria) Lace Cuff
Italy, Venice, 16th-17th century
1923.970Lace, needlepoint: linenOverall: 17.5 x 51.8 cm (6 7/8 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) Lace Edging for Sheet
Italy, 17th-18th century
1933.321Lace, needlepoint: linen; embroidered in silk, silk fringeOverall: 66.5 x 231.7 cm (26 3/16 x 91 1/4 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Needlepoint (Reticella) and Bobbin Lace Pillow Case
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1933.361Linen center, needlepoint and bobbin lace edgingOverall: 36.9 x 45.8 x 7.5 cm (14 1/2 x 18 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Panel with Panthers, Birds, and Floral Motifs
Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, 18th-19th century
1934.193Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 57.4 x 90.2 cm (22 5/8 x 35 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Rollin J. StickleCCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.225Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.9 x 22.2 cm (7 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Jabot
Belgium, Mechelen, early 18th century
1936.166Lace, bobbin: linenAverage: 30.2 x 29.9 cm (11 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point Alençon) Lace Bonnet Veil
France, Alençon, late 18th century
1936.179Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 43.2 x 71.1 cm (17 x 28 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Bobbin Lace (Point d'Angleterre) Handkerchief
Belgium, Brussels, first half of 18th century
1936.688Linen center with bobbin lace edgingAverage: 44.5 x 44.5 cm (17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.701Linen center with bobbin lace borderAverage: 38.8 x 38.8 cm (15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce
Italy, Milan, 18th century
1936.86Lace, bobbin: linenAverage: 365.7 x 29.9 cm (144 x 11 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Placemat
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.1.4Linen, needle laceOverall: 38.1 x 51.7 cm (15 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crile Garretson©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Placemat
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.1.10Linen, needle laceOverall: 38.1 x 51.8 cm (15 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crile Garretson©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Monogrammed Napkins (set of twelve)
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.3Linen, needle laceOverall: 33 x 69.8 cm (13 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crile Garretson©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Monogrammed Napkin
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.3.9Linen, needle laceOverall: 33 x 69.8 cm (13 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crile Garretson©
Venetian Lace Table Setting: Doily
Italy, Venice, probably at the Burano Lace School, 20th century
2005.37.4.7Linen, needle laceOverall: 16.5 x 15.8 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crile Garretson©
Needlepoint (Reticella) Lace Insertion
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1069Lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 2.9 x 13.4 cm (1 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vine Scroll and Leaves
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1161Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 15 x 63.8 cm (5 7/8 x 25 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, late 16th century
1920.1239Lace, needlepointAverage: 12.5 x 33.1 cm (4 15/16 x 13 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Needlepoint (Punto in aria) Lace Insertion
Italy, Venice, 16th-17th century
1920.1236Lace, needlepointOverall: 6.3 x 33.7 cm (2 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0