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Bobbin lace

The rococo design is outlined with a silky thread. The ground is the typical Mechlin mesh. Joined by sewing in one place. Two headings have been sewn on the top.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number

23.698

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles