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Lace

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The design consists of a repetition of crudely drawn flower and leaf forms on a ground of loosely twisted mesh powdered with small rectangular spots; along the bottom and on one side is sewn a scalloped edge.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish (Lille), 19th century

Object Place

Lille

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .43 x .10

Accession Number

21.1862

Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles