Gros point de venise

Point de Venise (also Gros Point de Venise) is a Venetian needle lace from the 17th century characterized by scrolling floral patterns with additional floral motifs worked in relief (in contrast with the geometric designs of the earlier reticella).[2]

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References

  • Lefébure, Ernest, b. 1835: Embroidery and Lace: Their Manufacture and History from the Remotest Antiquity to the Present Day (London: H. Grevel and Co., 1888), ed. by Alan S. Cole Online Books page
  • Montupet, Janine, and Ghislaine Schoeller: Lace: The Elegant Web, ISBN 0-8109-3553-8

External links

  • Point de Venise - Virtual Museum of Textile Arts
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