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Bobbin lace cover

Probably English
19th century


Dimensions

8 x 85 cm (3 1/8 x 33 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .85 x .08

Accession Number

12.197

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sprays of conventional flowers spring diagonally from the lower edge of the lace. The pattern, or toilé, is outlined with a silky linen thread and joined with a simple twisted réseau. Mounted with a narrow strip of lace and embroidery to form a collar.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page