Naples Lace

Naples lace, or punto di Napoli, is a form of bobbin lace that resembles Milanese (tape) lace, but it characterised by its rounder mesh and coarser appearance.

It was still being produced in Naples in the middle of the nineteenth century.

Source: Mrs. PALLISER, ‎Bury (1869). History of Lace (revised by Margaret JOURDAIN and ‎Alice DRYDEN, 1902). p. 71 of the 1911 New York edition.

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