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Bobbin lace

Insertion. The design suggests gourds and leaves. 671 when given consisted of 5 strips of linen, joined with bobbin lace and surrounded with a bobbin lace edge. One piece of insertion only is included in the collection, the rest is Curator's apparatus and D. 89.187.

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)


Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts