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Lace edging

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Narrow bobbin lace edging (also called Buck's point)

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

English or European, used in America, mid-19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

England or Europe

Dimensions

2.5 x 63 cm (1 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1045

Medium or Technique

Cotton bobbin lace (Buck's point)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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