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Bobbin lace

Italian
18th century


Dimensions

20.5 x 60 cm (8 1/16 x 23 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .60 x .205 including fringe

Accession Number

01.4976

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

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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 a waving stem with flowers and leaves. The fringe is made on the pillow. See note on 01.4976.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection