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Chalice Cover

Date
late 17th–early 18th century
Type
lace
Chalice Cover
Medium
Medium: linen Technique: needle lace Label: Linen needle lace
Credit Line
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number
1896-1-112
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Rectangle of linen needle lace with a lion-like animal in an oval central medallion. The surrounding field is filled with small-scale flowers and foliage. Scalloped edging of attached braid on four sides. Knotted tassels on three corners.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
made in
Italy