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Bobbin lace

The ground is composed of various meshes including "fond de niege". The design of flowers and leaves is outlined with a silky thread typical of Mechlin lace, but the design is not characteristic.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number

23.696

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles