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Bobbin. headdress

A triangular piece of white cotton. Gathered and sewed to the long side are three pieces of bobbin lace. The widest one has a design of conventional flowers and a hexagonal reseau. The nest border has a design of single conventional flowers in profile. The outer border, single flower or leaf...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts