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Bobbin lace

The design of the conventional flowers, a deer and two dogs, is outlined with a woven outline and is joined by the hexagonal "réseau" ("droschel"), typical of Brussels lace. Much worn and mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Joy

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts