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Made by: Olga Asta

Currently in storage

About this object

A cream colored luncheon set made in Point de Venise needle lace, consisting of a runner, mats and napkins. The runner has a scalloped lace border with elaborate lacework on the corners. Along the sides are small inserts of lace. The inside of the runner has a rectangular design with three curved bumps along each side and a smaller one on each edge. Around this design is elaborate lace both outside and inside.

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ITALY: Venice
Date made:
20th c.
overall __44.50 IN __12.25 IN
overall __113.03 CM __31.12 CM

Detailed information for this item

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Signature marks:
tag __1 RUNNER/MATS 12/12 NAPKINS/ALL LACE/FR. ASTA-ASTA. VENICE/Point Venice/Same Lace/as Cloth 27. __on tissue in which the items were wrapped. __This is a red bordered paper tag with printing in blue ink. ||tag __45.64/Point Venice/No. 2/use same napkins/as for the cloth __Written on the tissue in which items were wrapped. __This is written in blue ink and pencil. ||tag __HWD/45.64/m __Pasted to tissue __This is a round white tag with type written inscription. ||tag __Dining Room Table/also/Breakfast Room Table/9-14-1992/45.64 __With the other inscriptions __This is hand written in pencil on white paper.
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974