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Bobbin lace

The design of conventional leaves and flowers was made first, and the réseau, in which there are six small holes around the large one was hooked in. Like valenciennes lace. The toilé of this piece is outlined by a series of small openings instead of a heavy thread.

Credit Line

By exchange from Mrs. William H. Kingsland

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number

08.437

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles