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Bobbin lace

This piece is not typical of any country. A band of heavy réseau is separated from a band of more delicate work by a row of conventional starlike flowers. The design of toilé is outlined with a silky linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Georgiana G. Eaton

Second half 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts