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Bobbin lace, appliqué

Bobbin-made ground (droschel) like that made in Brussels. On this is applied a delicate design of vines of bobbin lace with a raised plaited outline. The outline and the réseau are both typical of Brussels but the design is not characteristic.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page

Probably Flemish (Brussels),

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin, appliqué, lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts