Bobbin lace

Spanish, French, and Italian
19th–20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 19 cm (1 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

83.203

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gold lace. This lace, which is of the fan-like type of design is used mostly for church purposes or to decorate the silk wrappings, used on embroideries. This variety of lace is made in all the above named countries.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige