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Bobbin lace, Merletto a fuselli

Heavy bobbin lace. The same threads are used to make the evenly braided réseau that are used in the pattern. In some ways it suggests Dutch lace. A design of four-legged animals with tails curving over their backs, and vases or fountains.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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Medium or Technique

Lace, bobbin, Merletto a fuselli


Textiles and Fashion Arts