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Bobbin lace

Trim

Spanish
Late 17th century


Dimensions

5.5 x 80 cm (2 3/16 x 31 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .80 x .055

Accession Number

02.482

Medium or Technique

Gold and silver metallic thread bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gold and silver lace. One of the oldest Spanish laces of this type, which often looks like passementerie. Was used a great deal in churches and in the 18th century to trim ladies’ dresses. A very close design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection