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Bobbin lace

Ruffle for a sleeve, wider in the middle than at the ends. The design of long leaves and bands enclosing spaces filled with various à jours, is partially detailed with a woven loose outline such as is found in Brussels lace.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts