1610s cutwork and stem stitch embroidery with reticella and punto in aria border (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA)

From pbase.com-kipster-image-75412856-original. Also posted to the Late Farthingale Era - 1590 to 1620 Album here.

1610s cutwork and stem stitch embroidery with reticella and punto in aria border (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA) From pbase.com-kipster-image-75412856-original

This neckline ruff is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met dates this to the 1610s and advises it is French.

Kaywords:  Lace trimmed neckline ruff

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