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Bobbin lace

The design consists of a repetition of crudely drawn flower and leaf forms on a ground of loosely twisted mesh powdered with small rectangular spots; along the bottom and one end is sewed a scalloped edge.

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Eliza M. Niblack.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Flemish (Lille), 19th century

Object Place

Lille

Accession Number

21.1863

Medium or Technique

Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles