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Center: fine white linen. Ground (of lace): fine needlepoint mesh (point de gaze). Design: leaves and clusters of small flowers, bobbin-made; with small raised circles, and an undulating band decorated with circles, in needlepoint.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Waldo Lincoln Pevear in memory of her mother Mrs. Timothy Munroe Rhodes

Flemish, about 1884

Dimensions

39 x 38.5 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .38 x .38

Accession Number

34.152

Medium or Technique

Linen; point and bobbin, mixed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes