Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and fringe
Overall: 28.8 x 143.2 cm (11 5/16 x 56 3/8 in.)
Gift of J. H. Wade 1920.1245
The word lace derives from the Latin laqueus, meaning noose.
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.
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