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Point and bobbin lace

Flemish
18th century


Dimensions

4.5 x 17 cm (1 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .17 x .045

Accession Number

23.711

Medium or Technique

Lace, point and bobbin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design of needlepoint flowers is suggestive of bobbin lace. The ground is the typical Brussels bobbin mesh, drochel or vrai réseau.
This length of lace is made up of 2 pieces of different designs.

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss