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Needle Lace

Late 19th century Italian form of needle lace, from Burano (Venice), imitating 18th century point d'Argentan lace. Late 19th century Italian form of needle lace, from Burano (Venice), imitating 18th century point d'Argentan lace. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.423-1971.

Needle lace is a general term applied to various forms of lace made with a needle, including embroidered lace, embroidered net lace and needlepoint lace. See the schematic survey of lace forms. See e.g. Puncetto.

Digital source.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 29 June 2016).

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