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Bobbin lace

The rococo design is outlined with a loose, silky linen thread and filled with various à jours. The design runs across the bottom, and there are irregular spots at intervals. Each side of the octagonal openings of the réseau consists of two threads twisted together.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page

English, 19th century

Accession Number

11.78

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles