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Bobbin lace

Straight edge, above which are irregularly shaped "à jours" of large mesh; between these are single open flowers. Around the "à jours" is an irregular "toilè" with a large silky outline thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Guy Lowell

English, 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts