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Bobbin lace barbe

Large flowers and curving leaves detailed with fond de niege on a mesh of the cinq-trous or carrelage variety. (Center hole is much larger than the other four.)

Provenance

Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss

Flemish, 18th century

Accession Number

23.705

Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin, Barbe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles