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Bobbin lace

The design consists of undulating leaves and flowers connected by an elaborate and irregular mesh. The piece which is sewed together in one place is slightly curved.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number

23.692

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles