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Made by: Olga Asta

Currently in storage


About this object

A set of 8 off white lozenge shaped needle lace insets joined by 2 sections for dress trimming. The design is of Italian needle lace worked into connecting flowers of various types. The lace has raised couronnes of picots and a very open entoilage texture. They were wrapped in tissue marked in black ink Asta.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
Italy
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
3 × 52 in. (7.6 × 132.1 cm) Lozenge Section (Individual): 3 × 6 1/2 in. (7.6 × 16.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.370
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
Paper Asta With medallions, now removed.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973