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Piece of lace

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

15.5 x 30.5 cm (6 1/8 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

54.1493

Medium or Technique

Tape and needlepoint lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A piece of tape and needlepoint lace flounce with wide scallops on bottom edge, a rosette like blossom of largescale in each scallop, bottom edge finished with picots in various lengths, design formed by tape, motives connected by needlepoint background with needlepoint fancy stitches for some details of design, fragment contains two rosettes; much stained, a number of breaks and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes