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Bobbin lace

English
early 19th century


Dimensions

21 x 55 cm (8 1/4 x 21 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .55 x .21

Accession Number

23.720

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

On a bobbin made mesh, called vrai reseau or drochel, is appliquéd a border design of delicately drawn bobbin-made flowers and leaves. The surface of the mesh is powdered with a characterless leaf motif. Torned and stained, See Note.

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss