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Bobbin lace

This piece is not typical of any country. The scalloped edge consists of separate flowers. Above these is a simple twisted réseau powdered with circular holes. The design and holes are outlined with a silky linen thread. This piece was made up in the shape of a collar when given.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Georgiana G. Eaton

19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts