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Fine white linen gathered into small circular piece of bobin lace at back below which is a fan shaped piece of bobbin lace. Flounce around face made of two pieces of linen joined by narrow strip of bobbin lace, and bordered with delicate flowering vine worked with white linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


16 x 13.1 cm (6 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with silk embroidery and linen bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts