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Length of machine lace

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Length of machine lace, possibly a dress insertion, of beige silk in pattern of art deco balls and dots arranged to form crossing tendrils; piece of a border (smaller balls) applied to one end.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

French, 1920s

Dimensions

Center back: 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2007.312

Medium or Technique

Silk machine lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles