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Lace edging

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Lace edging with acorn and floral pattern and scalloped edge (of the type made in Valenciennes, France)

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

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

Dimensions

4 x 27.5 cm (1 9/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1044

Medium or Technique

Cotton lace (Valenciennes)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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