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Bobbin lace

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The symmetrical design of vases from which grow scrolls bearing flowers and birds is joined by the diamond-shaped "rèseau" typical of this lace. The "rèseau" is mended in places with a needle.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Dudley Howe

18th century

Dimensions

55 x 331 cm (21 5/8 x 130 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.31 x .55

Accession Number

16.165

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles