Lace edging

English or European, used in America
mid-19th century


Place of Manufacture: England or Europe; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

6.4 x 257 cm (2 1/2 x 101 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1041

Medium or Technique

Cotton bobbin lace (Buck's point)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of bobbin lace (also called Buck’s point) with scrolled floral pattern along one edge

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent