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Bobbin lace

Flemish
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a - .41 x .10 b - .42 x .10

Accession Number

13.2848a-b

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two strips wider at one end than the other. The edges are finished with leaves, flowers and irregular spaces filled with various point and bobbin “à jours”. Similar twisting bands run across the lace; from these spring sprays of flowers. The ground is the typical Brussels “rèseau” (“droschel”).

Credit Line

Gift of Guy Lowell