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Lace edging

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Narrow piece of lace with scalloped edge (of type made in Valenciennes, France)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

French, used in America, mid-19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly Valenciennes, France


13 x 44.6 cm (5 1/8 x 17 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton lace (Valenciennes)


Textiles and Fashion Arts