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Made of fine linen with band of Hollie point in middle of back ending in small semi-circular piece into which are worked the initials S B and the date 1752. The design on the straight band consists of a crown and two geometric plant forms. Two narrow ruffles of bobbin lace, Mechlin type, edge...

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Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen

English, 1752


25 x 14.5 cm (9 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .145 x .25 as mounted

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Linen plain weave with Hollie point needle lace and linen bobbin lace trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts