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Bobbin lace

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Delicate design of flowers. One part of the toilé overlapping another part in places. Two pieces of lace joined in the middle with needle work and curved slightly by being sewed on to piece of tape. (Separated to make a andb)

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Bequest of James William Paige

Spanish, 17th century


7.5 x 110 cm (2 15/16 x 43 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.10 x .075

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Bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts