A bobbin lace bertha

English
mid-19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

52.4 x 110 cm (20 5/8 x 43 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

52.1348

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Symmetrical design with central arrangement in center front of bertha, stylized sprays of roses and curling flowering stems spring from center arrangement to each side and extend to center back; a number of small holes and pulls, somewhat yellowed.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers