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Bobbin lace

Italian
18th century


Dimensions

21 x 59 cm (8 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .59 x .21 including fringe

Accession Number

01.4978

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Merletto a fuselli. Made for the end of a towel. The threads that form the heavy evenly braided réseau run through the design also. On two edges is an imitation of drawn-work; in the middle disconnected brances with flowers etc. See note on 01.4976.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection