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Bobbin lace

Made with a heavy white linen thread. The tape-like design of conventional floral forms, springing from one side, is connected with braided and twisted bars or brides. On the lower edge is a straight openwork band edged wtih twisted loops.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

95.1264

Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles