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Border or flounce

Irish (Youghal)
1910


Object Place: Youghal, Ireland

Dimensions

23.5 x 552 cm (9 1/4 x 217 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.990

Medium or Technique

Lace, Point, Youghal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Border or flounce, made for the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary. Roses intertwined with looping ribbon; sprays of fuschia hanging down in inter-spaces. Bridges picotés form a large-scale hexagonal mesh between motifs. One edge straight; the other edge irregular with curves of roses, ribbon and leaves. Linen slightly more browned on one side. Ends finished.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Susan D. Bliss