Bobbin lace

18th century


Dimensions

55 x 331 cm (21 5/8 x 130 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.31 x .55

Accession Number

16.165

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The symmetrical design of vases from which grow scrolls bearing flowers and birds is joined by the diamond-shaped “rèseau” typical of this lace. The “rèseau” is mended in places with a needle.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Dudley Howe