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Bobbin lace

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The design consists of two angels holding flaming hearts on each side of a monstrance, above which is a pelican feeding her young, surmounted by a crown held by cherubs. The ground is a variation of the "fond de neige". The narrow border is sewed on.


Collection of Mrs. John Marshall

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Flemish, 18th century


18.7 x 18.3 cm (7 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .177 x .178

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Medium or Technique

Linen, bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts