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Bobbin lace

Gold and silver lace. One of the oldest Spanish laces of this type, which often looks like passementerie. Was used a great deal in churches and in the 18th century to trim ladies' dresses. A very close design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish, Late 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts