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Lace ornament in four sections

American
secord half of the 18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 12.7 cm (1 1/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

49.1053a-d

Medium or Technique

Linen needle lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

One of four pieces of lace with ends crudely sewn together; this piece is made of two equal lengths in a pattern similar to 49.1053b

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