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Bobbin lace cover

Sprays of conventional flowers spring diagonally from the lower edge of the lace. The pattern, or toilé, is outlined with a silky linen thread and joined with a simple twisted réseau. Mounted with a narrow strip of lace and embroidery to form a collar.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page

Probably English, 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bobbin; lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts