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Bobbin lace

Flemish (Mechlin)
18th century


Dimensions

5 x 92 cm (1 15/16 x 36 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .92 x .05

Accession Number

12.255

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The rococo design is outlined with a loose silky thread and joined by the réseau typical of Mechlin lace. The edging has worn off and a new picot has been sewn on.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Georgiana G. Eaton