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Bobbin, barb lace

Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

11 x 83 cm (4 5/16 x 32 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .83 x .11

Accession Number

12.251

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin, Barb

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The tape-like design is joined by plaited brides or bars with picots. Many small pieces of lace have been joined together to make a barb.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Georgiana G. Eaton