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Bobbin lace

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In this piece the tape shaped on the pillow forms flowering plants of two varieties. The flower which makes the scallops suggests a pink in profile.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

12 x 63 cm (4 3/4 x 24 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .63 x .12

Accession Number

95.918

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles