Bobbin lace

Spanish


Dimensions

2.5 x 54 cm (1 x 21 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .54 x .025

Accession Number

95.1135

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

This piece is of a very quaint character and suggests more the technique of metal than thread lace. Belongs to a very remarkable variety of which many large specimens have been found. Made for many centuries and is still done at the present day. Narrowing edging made of groups of loops.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige