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Bobbin lace

The design consists of a vase from which grow three lilies, between two birds, affronted. A couchant lion at each end completes the design. The heavy round mesh is hooked into the pattern. Similar lace has been called "South Italian" and "Flemish or German" by Mrs. Paliser. See the plate 75 and...

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From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

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Gift of Henry W. Bliss

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Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin


Textiles and Fashion Arts