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Lace edging
(16th century)

Medium
linen, glass
Measurements
9.0 × 56.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Venice, Italy
Accession Number
874-D5
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1964
Gallery location
Special Exhibitions Gallery
Ground Level, NGV International
Description
Needlelace border, worked in punto in aria, design of snakes, peacocks, and rooster, intertwined with floral motifs, glass beads highlight the eyes, the lower border with 'V' monogram, possibly made for the Visconte family.