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Fine white linen gathered into short strip of bobbin lace (Mechlin type) at back. Flounce around face made of two pieces joined in middle by narrow band of bobbin lace (Mechlin type) with a rozetted, stripes, and small geometric ornaments on each side worked in satin-stitch, drawn-work,etc....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


17.7 x 14.7 cm (6 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery and linen lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts