Piece of lace
Mexican (Mexico City)
Object Place: Mexico City, Mexico
41700 x 143 cm (16417 5/16 x 56 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Made in convent in Mexico City, sent to Rebecca Virginia Moorhead in New York. Point, drawn-work. Cover made of three pieces of a child’s petticoat. Plain white linen ground, decorated with three strips of drawnwork, each showing one wide band and three narrow bands of ornament. Wide band shows small, all-over lozenge pattern rendered with fine wrapping stitches. Narrow, scalloped crocheted lace border on three sides. Small patch near one end.
Made in a convent in Mexico City.
Gift of Mrs. Rebecca Christie Birdsall