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Bobbin lace cap



122 x 79 cm (48 1/16 x 31 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .79 x 1.22

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cap. Sewed onto the long side of a triangular piece of bobbin lace. The design of both consists of running vines bearing flowers and leaves. the reseau is hexagonal. On each end of the lace is a band of blue satin, closely worked with black silk. On the top is a close design of discs, a diamond and leaf-like forms, worked with black silk and white cotton. In one corner is a flower with three leaves. Similar to 01.6245 (T.4984).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson