Bobbin lace. Punto di merletto
21 x 45 cm (8 1/4 x 17 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .45 x .21
Medium or Technique
Lace, bobbin, Punto di merletto
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A band of S-like forms, on one side of this are deep points. The design is joined by braided bars or “brides”. Pierced.
By 1914, 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)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel