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Bobbin lace

Every .21 apart is a conventional plant form? from which spring four scrolls. Between these groups are unsymmetrical scrolls. The twisting toilé or pattern overlaps in places. Sewed to three sides is a narrow pointed edge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts