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Band of withdrawn element with pointed lace edge attached.

This is a band from Italy. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1971. Bequest of Marian Hague. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: linen technique: grid of withdrawn element with needle lace; border is continuous braid-like bobbin lace

Marian Hague was the bequestor of this object.

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