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Bobbin lace barbe

Flemish
18th century


Dimensions

8 x 77 cm (3 1/8 x 30 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .77 x .08

Accession Number

90.23

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A straight piece of lace cut to make a barbe, pieced in the middle, and edged with a narrow lace of coarser thread. Flemish lace barbe. Flemish. 17th century.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. C. F. Keller