Reticello flower corner - Reticella - embroidery and lace is a needle lace dating from 15th century and was popular into the first quater of 17th century. Reticella was originaly a form of CUTWORK. Later reticella used a grid made of thread rather than a fabric ground. Both metods resulted in a characteristic design of squers and circles with arched and scalloped borders. Reticella developed in PUNTO IN AREA.