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Bobbin lace

The scrolling design has a toilé made to resemble tape, which is outlined on both sides by heavy cord and joined by various bobbin-made à jours and brides of needle-work. Rings of needle-work and limitation of the raised point. Finished at both ends.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts