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Bobbin lace

19th century


Dimensions

7 x 170 cm (2 3/4 x 66 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.70 x .07

Accession Number

12.256

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

This piece is not typical of any country. The scalloped edge of the lace is formed by long leaves. Above this are branches of conventional flowers and leaves. The réseau is somewhat like that of Mechlin lace and the toilé or pattern is outline with a silky linen thread.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Georgiana G. Eaton