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Bobbin lace

Above the elaborately scalloped edge is a running vine bearing conventional flowers and leaves. The réseau is somewhat like that of Mechlin lace, and the toilé or design is outlined with a silky linen thread.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Georgiana G. Eaton

Late 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts