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Bobbin lace

Two strips wider at one end than the other. The edges are finished with leaves, flowers and irregular spaces filled with various point and bobbin "à jours". Similar twisting bands run across the lace; from these spring sprays of flowers. The ground is the typical Brussels "rèseau"...

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Credit Line

Gift of Guy Lowell

Flemish, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts