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Bobbin lace. Punto di merletto

Italian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .21' x .12' 3"

Accession Number

19.746

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin, Punto di merletto

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of two parallel bands with simple geometric forms joined by braided brides, on one side of this are points.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel