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Argentella Lace Fabric is a type of needle lace derived from Argentan lace, with a Rosacé ground, a “striking ground of tiny webs.”

Argentella: A French needle lace made also at Abbisola in Italy. Developed from Argentan with Rosacé ground.

Argentella. A name given to a lace made in Genoa [Italy], but worked much like [the French] Point d’Alençon.

argentella lace[:] An early, white needlepoint lace made in Italy. Similar to the Alençon lace, but made with flat cordonnet. The patterns are delicate and spread over a net ground with small dots at the corners.

Argentella. …a variant of point d’Alençon, which has a large mesh with a six-sided dot in the centre. This dotted réseau is known as fond de neige, and œil de perdrix, also as réseau rosaceé.

Argentella Lace Fabric

 

DESCRIPTION:
 This elaborate and delicate border fragment of Argentella needle lace from the early 18th century is made of fine linen thread. There is a great deal of raised work with picots added as embellishment.
 PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Argentella (overall production method/technique)
linen (overall material)
needle lace, argentella (overall production method/technique)

References: Wikipedia
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