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A bobbin lace bertha

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Symmetrical design with central arrangement in center front of bertha, stylized sprays of roses and curling flowering stems spring from center arrangement to each side and extend to center back; a number of small holes and pulls, somewhat yellowed.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers

English, mid-19th century

Object Place



52.4 x 110 cm (20 5/8 x 43 5/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts